Bruce A. Bracken - Author
Bruce A. Bracken, Ph.D.
Riverside Early Assessments of Learning author Bruce A. Bracken, Ph.D., is currently Professor of School Psychology and Counselor Education at The College of William and Mary. In addition to conducting research in psychoeducational assessment, Bracken was co-principal investigator on two five-year Jacob Javits Department of Education grants.
He has authored or co-authored a number of tests for use with children and adults such as the Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test, Bracken Basic Concept Scale, Third Edition: Receptive, Bracken Basic Concept Scale - Expressive, Bracken School Readiness Assessment, Second Edition, Multidimensional Self Concept Scale, Clinical Assessment of Interpersonal Relations, Clinical Assessment of Behavior, Clinical Assessment of Depression, and the Clinical Assessment of Attention Deficit – Adults and Children. Dr. Bracken co-founded and is co-consulting editor of the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. He is a Senior Science and Editorial Consultant to the Journal of School Psychology.
Dr. Bracken co-edited the Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Children, Fourth Edition, edited The Handbook of Self-Concept, authored the Bracken Concept Development Program and co-authored the Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment.
Thus far in his career, Bracken has earned 11 funded proposals, written or revised 23 tests, and received 11 major educational honors. Bracken is a Fellow in two divisions of the American Psychological Association, a Fellow in the American Board of Assessment Psychology, and a Charter Fellow in the American Educational Research Association.
In addition to being honored with the Senior Scientist Award by Division 16 of the APA, Dr. Bracken was the recipient of the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from the College of Education at his alma mater, The University of Georgia. The award was given for his significant contributions to the field of school psychology and educational psychology.