Dr. Lawrence Welkowitz
Larry Welkowitz received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hawaii in 1985. He has been on the faculties of Columbia University (College of Physicians and Surgeons) and Antioch New England Graduate School and is currently Professor of Psychology at Keene State College. He is the co-author of two books: The Hidden Face of Shyness (Avon Books, 1996) and Understanding Asperger's Syndrome: Interventions for Therapists, Educators, and Communities (Lawrence Erlbaum Press, 2004). Dr. Welkowitz is a co-founder of the College's NeuroLab and is a recipient of grants from the Doug Flutie, Jr., Foundation and most recently NH-INBRE, which helps to support his research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. He competes yearly in the ultra-marathon Megatransect in central PA and local races when his legs and spirit are up for it.