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College of Education

Antonis Katsiyannis

Alumni Distinguished Professor

Office: 407 C
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Educational Background

EdD Educational Administration/Special Education
William and Mary 1989

M.Ed Educational Administration
Virgina Commonwealth University 1986


Antonis Katsiyannis received his doctorate from the College of William & Mary in school administration/special education administration. Currently, as Alumni Distinguished Professor and Faculty Athletics Representative at Clemson University is teaching courses in assessment and legal and policy issues. He has published extensively in the areas of legal and policy issues associated with special education, delinquency, and discriminatory discipline in professional journals, such as Behavioral Disorders, Exceptional Children, Remedial and Special Education, Fordham Urban Law Review, Child and Family Studies, Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, and the Journal of Special Education. He serves as an associate editor for Intervention in School and Clinic and served a five year term as the co editor of the Journal of Disability Policy Studies. He is actively involved in the field of special education by serving in national/international boards, including as the president of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Class of 39 Award for Excellence, the 2018 Frederick J. Weintraub Outstanding CEC Leadership Award, the 2018 MSLBD Leadership Award, and the 2017 CCBD Leadership Award.

Courses Taught

EDSP 491 Educational assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
EDSP 853 Legal and Policy Issues in Special Education
EDSP 9320 Advanced Research in Emotional/ Behavioral Disorders
EDSP 9530 Legal Trends in Special Education
EDSP 9910 Dissertation

Research Interests

Legal and Policy Issues in Special Education
Delinquency-Pathways, Recidivism
Discriminatory Discipline