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Anthony A. Cancelli


Anthony Cancelli

Professor and Division Chair

School Psychology

113 West 60th Street
Room 1012A

Dr. Cancelli is a full professor of school psychology in the Division of Psychological and Educational Services in the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University.

He joined the faculty in 1981 and has taught a variety of topics including role and function of the school psychologist, applied behavior analysis, nonbiased assessment, and evaluation.


EdD, in School Psychology from Oklahoma State University
MEd, in Psychology from West Chester State University


Achievement Goal Theory
Achievement Motivation

Selected Publications

Woodring, L. A., Cancelli, A. A., & Ponterotto, J. G. (2005). A qualitative investigation of adolescents’ experiences with parental HIV/AIDS, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 75, 658-675.

Cancelli, A. A., (2004). Dobbs Ferry High School International Baccalaureate Program Evaluation. New York: Fordham University.

Cancelli, A. A., Logan, J. P., & Blumberg, F. C. (2004, July). Achievement goal orientation, public and private evaluation, and the attribution of shame . Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Utsey, S. O., Ponterotto, J. G., Reynolds, A. L., & Cancelli, A. A. (2000). Racial discrimination, coping, life satisfaction, and self-esteem among African Americans. Journal of Counseling & Development, 78, 72-80.


Applied Behavior Analysis (PSGE6311)

Evaluation of Psychological Services (PSGE7456)

Non-biased Assessment (PSGE7418)

Research Seminar in the Practice of Professional School Psychology (PSGE7507)

Role and Function of the School Psychologist (PSGE7442)