Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Adam Lekwa is an assistant research professor in the Graduate School for Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University. He completed his graduate training in school psychology at the University of Minnesota, where he received a Ph.D. in 2012. Prior to joining Rutgers Dr. Lekwa held positions as a school psychologist and as an instructional services coordinator for two special education cooperatives in Minnesota. His responsibilities ranged from evaluation and consultation for individual students to provision of professional development sessions on assessment and intervention. He also engaged in consultation with teams of administrators on district-level achievement data, and implementation of multitiered systems of service delivery. At GSAPP, Dr. Lekwa works on multiple research projects focused on the enhancement of class-wide, or "Tier 1" instructional and behavior management practices. He also supports graduate training through involvement in student dissertation committees, teaching, guest lecturing, and other student mentoring or assistance.