Kenneth Elliott

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Professor Of Psychology
(207) 621-3229

Jewett Hall Room 164A
UMA Augusta Campus


After obtaining his first degree from Wesleyan University (BA Honors in Sociology) in Connecticut he participated in the Peace Corps before becoming a special education teacher in Haverstraw, New York. He obtained his master’s degree (Cognitive Psychology) from the New School for Social Research and his Ph.D. in 1976 from Alliant University in San Diego.

Subsequently he accepted a position at the University of Toronto where he taught within the Faculty of Medicine and practiced clinically for ten years. In 1987 he returned to the US and migrated to Maine and worked at the Augusta Mental Health Institute. Later he served as the Assistant Director of the Child Abuse Unit at Kennebec Valley Mental Health Center before returning as a full time faculty member at UMA in 1991.

He is currently a Professor of Psychology and maintains a small practice as a clinical consultant specializing in the assessment of learning disabilities of college students.


B.A., Wesleyan University, 1969
M.A., New School for Social Research, 1973
Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology, 1976

Kenneth Elliott