Ellis I. Barowsky

Ellis I. Barowsky, Ph.D.

Professor, Special Education

Room: 412 (Reid Castle)
Mon 9:45-10:45 a.m. and 1:15 -2:15 p.m.; Wed 2:00 -3:00 p.m.
(914) 323-5467

About Me

Dr. Ellis Barowsky is an associate professor who has worked in the classroom and served as a supervisor of teacher candidates throughout much of his career. He has been a professor of special education at Hunter College where he taught for 32 years. As a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Barowsky has been active in the areas of behavioral disorders and developmental disabilities, where his experience has encompassed both graduate teacher education and clinical work. He serves and holds office on multiple agency boards for individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as the New York State Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities’ Surrogate Decision Making Committee. His involvement with individuals with emotional and behavior disorders extends to the legal system, in which he has authored or collaborated on multiple federal grants for training teachers of adjudicated or incarcerated children and adolescents. He also serves as an expert witness in the courts to evaluate the competence of adolescents with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Dr. Barowsky is the chairman of the board of directors of Jawonio Inc., a rehabilitation agency in Rockland County. He is also a member of the Department of Psychiatry at Nyack Hospital.

Psychology (Biopsychology), Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY
Psychology, Master of Arts, Hunter College
Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Harpur College, SUNY Binghamton