Ph.D., London (United Kingdom)
Cyril M. Franks, professor emeritus, was the founding first president
of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy and the founding
editor of Behavior Therapy. He is currently editor of Child and Family Behavior Therapy, coeditor of the Journal of Compliance in Health Care, and series editor of the Springer Series on Behavior Therapy and Behavioral Medicine.
He also is the author of several hundred articles, book chapters, and
For many years, Dr. Franks served as program
chairperson of the New Jersey Psychological Association and of the
Pavlovian Society of North America. His interests include the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI),
executive selection and psychological evaluation in general, and the
conceptual/philosophical foundations of behavior therapy. He is an American Psychological Association
fellow in the divisions of Personality and Social Psychology, Clinical
Psychology, Community Psychology, State Psychological Association
Affairs, and the History of Psychology, and a fellow of the British
Psychological Society. Dr. Franks is a practicing licensed psychologist
in New Jersey.