Cecil Reynolds

Cecil Reynolds - (Member)
Texas A and M University
40 N Interstate 35 Apt 12B1
Austin, TX 78701-4332
PhD in Ed Psych, University of Georgia, 1978
Behavioral assessment
Research Methods

Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD, ABN, ABPdN, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1978. He was a faculty member at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where he served as Associate Director and Acting Director of the Buros Institute, and later at Texas A&M University. He is the author of more than 300 scholarly publications and author or editor of over 50 books including The Energetic Brain, Handbook of School Psychology, the Encyclopedia of Special Education, and the Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology. He is the author of several widely used tests of personality and behavior including the Behavior Assessment System for Children and the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale. He is also senior author of the Test of Memory and Learning, and co author of several computerized test interpretation systems. He is senior author of the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales. He maintained a clinical practice treating trauma victims and individuals with TBI for 25 years before retiring from clinical work at the end of 2003.Dr. Reynolds is a diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology, of which he is also a past president, a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology, and a retired diplomate in School Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice. He is a past president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, APA Divisions 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics), 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology), and 16 (School Psychology). He is a Fellow of APA Divs. 1, 5, 15, 16, 40, and 53. He served as Editor of Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology (1990-2002), Applied Neuropsychology (2004-2008), and the APA journal Psychological Assessment (2009-2015). He serves on the boards of 11 other journals. He has served as Associate Editor of School Psychology Quarterly and the Journal of Special Education. Dr. Reynolds has received many national awards recognizing him for excellence in research including the Lightner Witmer Award and the early career awards from APA Divisions 5 and 15. In 1999, Dr. Reynolds received the Senior Scientist Award from APA Division 16 (School Psychology). In 2000, he received the NAN Distinguished Clinical Neuropsychologist Award. He received the Buros Distinguished Reviewer Award in 2006. His service to the profession and society has been recognized through the President's Gold Medal for Service to the NAN as well as the Academy’s Distinguished Service Award, and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington 50th Anniversary Razor Walker Award. In 2010 he received the Jack I. Bardon Award for Lifetime Distinguished Service Contributions to school psychology. He is an Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology, Professor of Neuroscience, and Distinguished Research Scholar at Texas A & M University.