Professor Robert D. Clark joined The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCS) faculty in the fall of 2008 to serve as its first faculty member and to develop the PhD doctoral program in International Psychology, launched in the fall 2009, and to bring the International School Psychology Association’s (ISPA) central office functions to the School Psychology department. Dr. Clark served as the Executive Secretary of ISPA for six years. He continues his extensive international psychology initiatives by presenting at conferences, publishing with international partners, consulting with professionals in other countries (e.g., Viet Nam), and traveling to over 50 nations.
Dr. Clark earned his PhD in Educational Psychology-School Psychology at the University of Texas-Austin in 1978. He has served as faculty member, Program Director, Department Chair, Dean, Vice President, and branch campus Executive Director in five different higher education institutions. He holds the national certification in School Psychology, a Diplomate in Applied Psychology, and is a licensed clinical psychologist and president of a group private practice. In addition to his international psychology expertise, he has expertise in child development and academic and behavioral interventions with children and young adults. He has authored or co-authored one book and over 35 articles and book chapters and has delivered over 120 papers and research reports at state, regional, national and international conferences.