- Ed.D. - Florida International University - Exceptional Student Education/Research
I am Dr. David Griffin, a full-time faculty member at Nova Southeastern University. I came to NSU in 1996 after working for the Florida Department of Children and Families. As a Psychologist --- I worked directly with exceptional students---conducting Psycho-educational evaluations, developing programs to address inappropriate behaviors, conducting academic training sessions, etc.
I received my Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology from the State University of New York at Brockport, and Doctorate in Special Education/Research from Florida International University. I am licensed in the State of Florida as a School Psychologist and hold Board Certification in Applied Behavior Analysis.
I currently teach Graduate and Undergraduate courses at Nova, including:
- Applied Behavior Analysis
- Survey of Exceptional Student Education
- Educational Assessment of Exceptional Students
- Classroom Management
Additionally, for 14 years I taught courses for NSU in Jamaica (Kingston, Brown’s Town, Mandeville, and Montego Bay), Freeport, Nassau, and the Turks and Caicos Islands. I was also responsible for teaching Applied Behavior Analysis courses at NSU’s Puerto Rico Campus for 2 years.
Areas of Research
- Issues relating to behavior/classroom management
- Teacher dispositions
- Job Satisfaction