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Sean Scanlan

Assistant professor




  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Clinical Studies Program, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i, 2003
  • M.A., Psychology, Clinical Studies Program, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i, 1998
  • B.S., Psychology, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 1992


Sean W. Scanlan, Ph.D., University of Hawai`i, is a core faculty member in the Clinical Psychology Program. His interests are in child and adolescent psychopathology, assessment, and treatment. For over a decade, he has worked with hundreds of children and adolescents as a therapist, behavioral consultant, parent trainer, treatment program director, teacher, and coach. Dr. Scanlan specializes in externalizing behavior disorders and pervasive developmental disorders, and also works as a school-based autism consultant and private practitioner.


  • Child and Adolescent Assessment and Treatment
  • Pervasive developmental disorders
  • Externalizing disorders

Selected Publications

  • Rapport, M., Scanlan, S., & Denney, C. (1999). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and scholastic achievement: A model of dual developmental pathways. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 40, 1169-1183.
  • Rapport, M., Loo, S., Isaacs, P., Goya, S., Denney, C., & Scanlan, S. (1996). Methylphenidate and Attentional Training: Comparative Effects on Behavior and Neurocognitive Performance in Twin Girls with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Behavior Modification, 20, 428-450.


  • American Psychological Association (A.P.A.)
  • American Psychological Association (A.P.A.) Division 5
  • Hawaii Psychological Association (H.P.A.)