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 an Associate 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 co-directs the Asperger's Resource Group (ARG) and is a recent recepient of a grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr., Foundation, which helps to support his research in Asperger's and related problems. In addition to his research on child developmental problems, Dr. Welkowitz has interests in ethics, peace studies, and the psychology of genocide. He lives in Keene with his seven-year-old daughter, Annika, as well as two cats and a goldfish.