Skip to main content

About George McCloskey

Dr. McCloskey's primary responsibilities include teaching courses in the PsyD and EdS School Psychology programs, supervising doctoral dissertation research, and serving as Director of Research for the School Psychology program.
Dr. McCloskey has a significant professional history as a developer of testing instruments, including many well known test used in educational assessment throughout the United States and abroad.
Dr. McCloskey works with children and adults experiencing various cognitive, learning, and behavior difficulties including ADHD, executive dysfunction, memory problems, reading disability, written expression disability, math disability, head trauma, mental retardation, autism, Asperger's and pervasive developmental delay.
Dr. McCloskey's areas of research interest include cognition and cognitive neuropsychology and the relationship of these fields to learning and classroom instruction, psychological and educational assessment and the link between assessment and intervention, the role of executive functions in learning and production and interventions to increase student self-regulation capacities, and reading assessment and instruction.


Present Director of School Psychology Research, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Psychology
Present Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Psychology


Enter a valid date range.

Enter a valid date range.

Honors and Awards

  • Alan S. Kaufman, Excellence in Intelligent Testing Award, Fordham University Annual Assessment Conference, 2012
  • Award for Distinguished Contributions to School Psychology, Pennsylvania Psychological Association, 2008
  • Certificate of Appreciation, National Association of School Psychologists’ Government and Professional Relations Committee, 2001
  • Service to Psychology Award, New Jersey Association of School Psychologists, 2000
  • Service to Psychology Award, Mass. Psychological Association, 2000

Contact Information

p: 215-871-6563


Scholarly Articles (8)

Books (2)

Contributions to Books (17)