Distinguished Faculty Award for Research and Scholarship Presented to Linda Reddy

Teaneck, NJ (October 4, 2004) — Fairleigh Dickinson University honored Linda Reddy, associate professor of psychology and director of the Center for Psychological Services and the Attention Deficit Disorders Clinic on FDU’s Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ, with the Distinguished Faculty Award for Research and Scholarship on September 29, 2004.

“You have distinguished yourself nationally,” said Metropolitan Campus Provost Joseph Kiernan in presenting the award, “as a leading researcher in the assessment and treatment of child and adolescent Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).”

Reddy joined the University in 1996, and since that time has published 30 articles and book chapters, including pieces in prominent journals like “Behavior Therapy, “ “School Psychology Review,” and “School Psychology Quarterly.” She serves as editor of “The School Psychologist.” During this same period, she presented more than 50 papers at professional research conferences throughout the nation. Dr. Reddy’s most current book, “Empirically-Based Play Interventions for Children,” is a collaboration with fellow FDU professor Charles Schaefer.

Her research has captured the attention of many authorities in the field and Dr.Reddy has received study grants form the State of New Jersey, the American Psychological Association and the University. Last year, the New Jersey Psychological Association honored her with the Emerging Researcher Award for her scientific contributions to psychology.

In the School of Psychology, Dr. Reddy has taught and developed six new graduate level courses and is consistently ranked among the finest teachers.

The Center for Psychological Services, an outstanding community resource, features a wide variety of counseling and therapeutic services. As director, Dr. Reddy has co-developed nine new specialty training clinics and doubled the number of doctoral students trained there.

She earned her undergraduate degree at Boston University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.

“For opening doors to new horizons, for applying your special abilities to the most noble of goals, Fairleigh Dickinson is honored to bestow upon you the Distinguished Faculty Award for Research and Scholarship,” said Kiernan.

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