Department of Psychology

Steven K. Shapiro

Steven K. Shapiro

Steven K. Shapiro



  • 1981, B.S., University of Rhode Island
  • 1990, Ph.D., University of Miami

About Steven K. Shapiro
Associate Professor

Steven K. Shapiro received his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami. He completed an internship in clinical child/pediatric psychology at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Shapiro is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Auburn University, where he has been since 1990. He served as Director of Clinical Training from 2005 to 2014. His professional and research activities focus on ADHD, “sluggish cognitive tempo,” executive dysfunction, and learning disorders.

Classes Taught

  • PSYC4010, Introduction to Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC5020, Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
  • PSYC 7110 Ethics and Problems in Scientific and Professional Psychology – Clinical
  • PSYC8410, Psychological Assessment of Children & Families
  • PSYC8910, Clinical Practicum
  • PSYC8360, Assessment of Cognitive Abilities and Achievement

Representative Publications

Google Scholar

Schaefer, M. R., Resmini Rawlinson, A., Wagoner, S. T., Shapiro, S. K., Kavookjian, J., & Gray, W. N. (2017). Adherence to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disordermedication during the transition to college. Journal of Adolescent Health, 60, 706-713.

Ferguson, B. R., & Shapiro, S. K. (2016). Using a naturalistic sport context to train social skills in children. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 38 (1), 47-68

Chakawa, A., Butler, R. C., & Shapiro, S. K. (2015). Examining the Psychometric Validity of the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure-Revised (MEIM-R) in a Community Sample of African American and European American Adults. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology21 (4), 643-648.

Chakawa, A., & Shapiro, S. K. (2014). Ethnic group. In S. Thompson (Ed). Encyclopedia  of diversity and social justice. (Vol 1, pp. 306-309). Washington, DC: Rowman & Littlefield.

Chakawa, A., & Shapiro, S. K. (2014). Peer ethnic victimization. In S. Thompson (Ed). Encyclopedia of diversity and social justice. (Vol 2, (pp. 559-562)Washington, DC: Rowman & Littlefield.

Last Updated: July 19, 2017