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Antonis Katsiyannis

Alumni Distinguished Professor

Office: 407 C
Phone: 864-656-5114
Vita: Click Here

Educational Background

EdD Educational Administration/Special Education
William and Mary 1989

M.Ed Educational Administration
Virgina Commonwealth University 1986


Antonis Katsiyannis, EdD, received his doctorate from the College of William & Mary in general school administration/special education administration, along with specialization in behavioral disorders. Currently, as Professor of Special Education with Clemson University, he is teaching courses in assessment, applied behavior analysis, and legal and policy issues. He has published numerous articles in the areas of legal and policy issues associated with special education, delinquency, and issues involving students with emotional or behavioral disorders in professional journals, such as Behavioral Disorders, Exceptional Children, Remedial and Special Education, Fordham Urban Law Review, and the Journal of Special Education. He serves as an associated editor for Remedial and Special Education and just completed a five year term as the co editor of the Journal of Disability Policy Studies. He also 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. At Clemson, he is actively involved in a variety of department, college, and university committees, including president of the faculty senate.

Courses Taught

EDSP 491 Educational assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
EDSP 813 Practicum in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
EDSP 821 Educational assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
EDSP 853 Legal and Policy Issues in Special Education
EDSP 930 Advanced Studies 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
Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders-Transition
Delinquency-Pathways, Recidivism