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Anthony M. Graziano

Anthony M. Graziano is Professor Emeritus, Psychology, at the State University of New York, Buffalo. He was Co-Director with Murray Levine of the Research Center for Children and Youth and interim Director of Clinical Psychology. Graziano received a B.A. degree from Columbia College in 1954 and Ph. D. in 1961 from Purdue University. Following a clinical internship he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in child-clinical psychology at the Devereux Foundation in Pennsylvania. From 1961 to 1969 he developed and operated one of the first behavioral treatment programs for children with autism and was the first to employ relaxation and systematic desensitization techniques to help teach self-control skills to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. He also served as the Acting Director of the Kennedy Center (in Connecticut) for children.

Dr. Graziano has been at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo since 1969. His research and writing has focused primarily on children, youth, and families, and has included child psychopathology; developmental disabilities; children’s fears and phobias; behavior modification; parent training; community psychology; child abuse and neglect; family therapy and research methodology. His most recent research was on the use of corporal punishment in child rearing. He is a long-time opponent of corporal punishment.

He is editor, co-author, or author of eighteen books, some fifty journal articles and many newspaper and magazine contributions. Dr. Graziano has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Eastern Psychological Association and of People, Inc., of Western New York, serving persons with developmental disabilities 

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