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Solvegi Shmulsky

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Interim Dean of the School of Liberal Studies and the Arts, Professor of Psychology; Program Coordinator, B.A. in Psychology

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M.Ed., Human Development, University of Massachusetts

B.A., Human Services, University of Massachusetts


Shmulsky, S. & Gobbo, K. (2018). Autism support in a community college setting: Ideas from intersectionality. Community College Journal of Research and Practice.

Shmulsky, S., Gobbo, K., & Bower, M. (2018). STEM faculty experience teaching students with autism. Journal of STEM Teacher Education, 53(2), 43-59.

Gobbo, K., Shmulsky, S., & Bower, M. (2018). Strategies for teaching STEM subjects to college students with ASD. Journal of College Science Teaching, 47(6).

Shmulsky, S., Gobbo, K., Donahue, A., & Banerjee, M. (2017). College students who have ASD: Factors related to first year performance. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability.

Gobbo, K. & Shmulsky (2016) Autistic identity development and postsecondary education. Disability Studies Quarterly.

Shmulsky, S., Donahue, A. & Gobbo, K. (2015) Groundwork for Success:  College Transition Program for Students with ASD. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 28(2).

Gobbo, K. & Shmulsky, S (2014). Faculty experience with college students with autism spectrum disorders: A qualitative study of challenges and solutions. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 29 (1), 13-22.

Shmulsky,S. & Gobbo, K. (2013). Autism spectrum in the college classroom: Strategies for instructors. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. 37(6), 490-495.

Gobbo, K. & Shmulsky, S. (2011 online, 2012 in print). Classroom Needs of College Students with Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 36(1), 40-46.

Shmulsky, S. & Gobbo, K. (2007). Explanatory style and grade point average for students with LD, ADHD and combined LD/ADHD.  Journal of Attention Disorders. 

Gobbo, K. & Shmulsky, S. (2007). Teaching students with complex profiles. College Teaching.

Shmulsky, S. (2003). Social and emotional issues for students with learning disabilities.  In: Understanding Learning Disabilities at the Postsecondary Level. Shea, L.C. & Strothman, S. (Eds). Putney, Landmark College. 

Shmulsky, S. (2001). Developing critical thinking in college. In: Promoting Academic Success for Students with Learning Disabilities: A Landmark College Guide.  Strothman, S. (Ed). Putney: Landmark College.

Gobbo, K. & Shmulsky, S. (2000). Understanding Perfectionism in College. College Teaching. 

Academic Interests



Positive Psychology

Human Development

Research on the relationship between thinking and feeling (how explanatory style is associated with well-being)

Cognitive and Psychosocial Development

Identity Development for Persons with LD and ADHD

Models of ADHD

Manifestations of ADHD in Adulthood

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