Connor M. Kerns

Connor M. Kerns

Dr. Connor Kerns is an Assistant Research Professor at the AJ Drexel Autism Institute with secondary appointments in the Department of Psychology and Community Health and Prevention in the School of Public Health at Drexel University. She is also a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Health Innovation at Adelphi University. Dr. Kerns has expertise in the differential diagnosis, assessment and evidence-based treatment of childhood psychological disorders, particularly childhood anxiety, child trauma and traumatic stress and the impact of these conditions on youth with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Kerns has received grants from federal and private agencies for her research (Autism Science Foundation, NIH), has published over 2 dozen peer-reviewed scientific articles in child psychology and contributed as an author and editor to numerous books, chapters and research journals. Dr. Kerns lives in Philadelphia with her husband, son and Airedale terrier, Seamus. She is an avid walker, equestrian and reader.

Affiliations and Expertise

A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA USA