Saul Axelrod,  Ph.D.

Saul Axelrod, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Psychological Studies in Education
Emeritus Faculty

Emeritus Office / TL
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091

  • Ph.D. Special Education, Florida State University
  • M.S. Psychology, Florida State University
  • B.A. Mathematics, Temple University
Areas of Professional Interest
  • Educating Children of Poverty
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Classroom Management
  • Modifying Self-Injurious and Aggressive Behavior in People with Developmental Disabilities
  • My main research interests are in devising educational interventions that will accelerate the learning process of children of poverty and for devising functionally - based assessments that will deal effectively and humanely for problems such as self - injury and physical aggression.
Recent Scholarship

Evans, V.E., Wilde, N.C., & Axelrod, S. (2008) Classroom Management: An overview. In E.M. Anderson & L.H. Anderson (Eds.). Psychology of classroom learning: An Encyclopedia (pp. 162-166). Farmington Hills, MI: Cenage Learning.

Kates-McElrath, K., Agnew, M., Axelrod, S., & Bloh, C.L. (2007). Identification of behavioral function in public schools and a clarification of terms. Behavioral Interventions, 22, 47-56.

Tessing, J.L., Napolitano, D.A., McAdam, D.B., Di Cesare, A., & Axelrod, S. (2007). The effect of providing access to stimuli following choice making during vocal preference assessments. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 39, 501-506.

Kates-McElrath, K., & Axelrod, S. (2006). Behavioral interventional for autism. A distinction between two behavioral approaches. The Behavior Analyst Today, 7(2), 242-252.