CYNTHIA RICCIO
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Mail Stop: 4225
Office Phone: (979) 862-4906
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Primary Emphasis Area: School Psychology
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Short Bio
Cynthia A. Riccio, Ph.D. is a Professor and the Director of Training in the School Psychology Program at Texas A&M University; she also has a faculty appointment at the Texas A&M Institute of Neuroscience (TAMIN). Dr. Riccio's primary research interests include Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Neuropsychology, and Individual Assessment. She has authored or co-authored more than 60 articles, 26 book chapters, 2 texts, and 2 edited texts, as well as one test instrument. She also has co authored a number of book chapters. Dr. Riccio is an active member in many professional organizations such as the American Psychological Association [Divs. 16, 40, 541, National Association of School Psychologists, the Society for the Study of School Psychology, National Academy of Neuropsychologists, and the International Neuropsychological Society. She is currently the Treasurer for the Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs, and is President-Elect for the Society for the Study of School Psychology. She serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment and is on review boards for many other professional journals. Dr. Riccio is a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology.
Research Interests
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Language and Learning Disabilities
Neuropsychology (Pediatric)
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Riccio, C. A., Pliego, J., & Rae, W. A. (2016). Mind-body approaches and chronic illness: Status of research. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 4, 16-24

2. Riccio, C. A., Vidrine, S., & Cohen, M. (2016 Online first view). Neurocognitive profiles of children with Landau Kleffner syndrome. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21622965.2016.1197127

3. Riccio, C. A., Drake, M. B., & Sullivan, J. R. (2016). Neurotoxins and neurodevelopment. In C. A. Riccio & J. R. Sullivan (Eds.), Pediatric neurotoxicology: Academic and psychosocial outcomes (p. 1-13). New York: Springer Science. *

4. Riccio, C. A. & Sullivan, J. R. (Eds.). (2016). Pediatric neurotoxicology: Academic and psychosocial outcomes. New York: Springer Science

5. Sullivan, J. R., & Riccio, C.A. (2016). Conclusion: Common themes and directions for future research. In C. A. Riccio & J. R. Sullivan (Eds.), Pediatric neurotoxicology: Academic and psychosocial outcomes (p. 181-192). New York: Springer Science

6. Weber, R. C., Johnson, A., Riccio, C. A., & Liew, J. (2015 Online First View). Balanced bilingualism and executive functioning in children. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, xx, xx-xx. DOI 10.1017/S1366728915000553

7. Riccio, C. A., Cook, K. T., Fenning, P., & Harris, A. (2015). Determining readiness for internship: A complex process. Psychology in the Schools, 52, 998-1007

8. Riccio, C., Pliego, J., Cohen, M., & Park, Y. (2015). Executive function performance for children with epilepsy localized to the frontal or temporal lobes. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 4, 277-284. *

9. Fenning, P., Valley-Gray, S., Cash, G., Hazel, C., Harris, A., Riccio, C. A., Spearman, C., Diaz, Y., & Grunewald, S. (2015). School psychology trainers[48]19 and practitioners[48]19 perceptions of competencies. Psychology in the Schools, 52, 1032-1041

10. Villarreal, N. W., Riccio, C. A., Cohen, M. J., & Park, Y. (2014). Adaptive skills and somatic complaints in children with epilepsy. Epilepsy Research and Treatment, 2014, 7 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/856735 *

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Bridging Community, School, and Parent Connections for Effective Transition to School. (Co-PI)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (State)
2017/07/01 - 2019/06/30
Total Funding: 499,910.

Catapult Round 3 - Linking Metabolic Phenotype to Mood and Neurocognitive Functions in Autism Spectrum Disorder (Funded amount $30,000). (Co-PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016/12/01 - 2018/05/31
Total Funding: 0.
Courses Taught
2016 - 2017
EPSY 618, EPSY 621, SPSY 611, SPSY 614, SPSY 683, SPSY 685, SPSY 691
2015 - 2016
EPSY 618, EPSY 621, SPSY 611, SPSY 614, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 691
2014 - 2015
EPSY 618, EPSY 621, SPSY 611, SPSY 614, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 691
2013 - 2014
EPSY 618, EPSY 685, SPSY 611, SPSY 614, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 691, EPSY 621, EPSY 689
2012 - 2013
EPSY 621, EPSY 685, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 691, SPSY 612, SPSY 614
2011 - 2012
EPSY 618, SPSY 612, SPSY 614, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 689, SPSY 691
2010 - 2011
EPSY 618, EPSY 621, EPSY 689, SPSY 614, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 691
2009 - 2010
EPSY 618, EPSY 621, SPSY 614, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 691
2008 - 2009
EPSY 485, EPSY 618, EPSY 621, SPSY 614, SPSY 617, SPSY 643, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 691
2007 - 2008
EPSY 621, SPSY 614, SPSY 617, SPSY 683, SPSY 691, SPSY 685, SPSY 689
2006 - 2007
EPSY 618, EPSY 621, SPSY 614, SPSY 617, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 691
2005 - 2006
EPSY 621, SPSY 612, SPSY 614, SPSY 617, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 691
2004 - 2005
SPSY 611, SPSY 612, SPSY 614, SPSY 617, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 689, SPSY 691
2003 - 2004
CPSY 683, EPSY 621, EPSY 685, SPSY 611, SPSY 612, SPSY 617, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 691
2002 - 2003
EPSY 621, SPSY 611, SPSY 614, SPSY 617, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 689, SPSY 691
2001 - 2002
EPSY 621, SPSY 611, SPSY 612, SPSY 614, SPSY 617, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 685, SPSY 691
2000 - 2001
SPDY 614, SPSY 612, SPSY 689, SPSY 617, SPSY 683, SPSY 684, SPSY 691
Former Doctoral Students
Sandra Jimenez (Fall, 2001), Ph.D.
Brigette Noel Frederick (Fall, 2002), Ph.D.
Christine French (Summer, 2003), Ph.D.
Jeremy Sullivan (Summer, 2003), Ph.D.
Carrie Geroge (Summer, 2004), Ph.D.
Dong Hyung Lee (Summer, 2004), Ph.D.
Monica Wolfe (Fall, 2004), Ph.D.
Kristen Gsanger (Summer, 2005), Ph.D.
Dahl Rollins (Summer, 2005), Ph.D.
Kelly Jarratt (Summer, 2005), Ph.D.
Becky Siekierski (Summer, 2005), Ph.D.
Susan Homack (Summer, 2005), Ph.D.
Susan D'Esposito (Summer, 2006), Ph.D.
Rachel Team (Summer, 2006), Ph.D.
Katherine Newton (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Deborah Cash (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Olga Rodriguez-Escobar (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Shantina Dixon (Summer, 2008), Ph.D.
Lisa Hewitt (Fall, 2008), Ph.D.
Calissia Tasby (Fall, 2008), Ph.D.
Maria Fragioudakis (Summer, 2009), Ph.D.
Tia Crossley (Summer, 2009), Ph.D.
Brandi Kocian (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Courtney E. Alison (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Kelly Ann Lawrence (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Sarita Mohan (Fall, 2010), Ph.D.
Erica Bonura (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Sarah Hall (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Rachel Weber (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Robb Matthews (Fall, 2011), Ph.D.
Nichole Villarreal (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Vivina Rivera (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Andrew Martinez (Summer, 2012), Ph.D.
Chelsea Dark (Summer, 2013), Ph.D.
Andrea Wahlberg (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Hyun Hee Yoon (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Morgan Sowell (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Alane Blakely (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Andrea Dennison (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Brenda Patience (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Mereidth Jones (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Catharina Faria De Carvalho (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Amanda Drake (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Jessica Arean Pliego (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Ivonne Estralla (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Elena Marie Madeleine Doskey (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Laura Beth Frame (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Benjamin Charles Karren (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Stephanie Michelle Vidrine (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Brittany Michelle Warnick (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Brenda Lagunas Wiley (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Journal of School Psychology

Editorial Board Member (2014 - ). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment

Editorial Board Member (2014 - ). Psychological Assessment

Editorial Board Member (2011 - ). Applied Neuropsychology

Editorial Board Member (2009 - ). Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Editorial Board Member (2007 - ). Journal of Learning Disabilities

Assoc Editor (2006 - 2014). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment

Editorial Board Member (2005 - 2014). Journal of Attention Disorders

Editorial Board Member (2000 - 2004). School Psychology Quarterly

Editorial Board Member (1997 - ). Developmental Neuropsychology

Editorial Board Member (1996 - ). School Psychology Review

Editorial Board Member (1996 - 1998). Learning Disabilities Quarterly

Awards

(2013). Department Recognition of Service.  EPSY

(2013). Outstanding Service Award.  CEHD

(2009). Fellow.  Fellow for National Academy of Neuropsycologists

(2003). Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching.  TAMU Association of Former Students

(2002). University Faculty Fellow.  Texas A&M University

(1999). Lightner Witmer Award.  American Psychological Association, Bostin, MA Division 16 School Psychology

(1997). Editor's Award.  Best Paper at the ASHA convention

Outstanding Achievement Award.  American Association of Colleges of Education

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