Deborah Fein, PhD

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor (PI)

Department of Psychological Sciences

Research Overview

Dr. Fein has worked on understanding and treating Autism Spectrum Disorders throughout her research and clinical careers. She has published on biological variables, cognitive development, treatment modalities, and co-authored the leading early screening instrument for autism. Recently she has investigated the phenomenon of “recovery” from autism.


B.A. Psychology Cornell University 1967
M.A. Clinical Psychology Rutgers University 1971
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Rutgers Unversity 1975

Recent/Selected Publications

Research Gate

Contact Information
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