Daniel Crimmins, Ph.D.

Center for Leadership in Disability
School of Public Health
Georgia State University
75 Piedmont Ave NE
Suite 514
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-413-1286
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 30, 2020

Daniel Crimmins

Leadership: UCEDD Director
LEND Director
Discipline Coordinators: Public Health
Discipline(s): Psychology
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership


Daniel Crimmins, Ph.D., serves as Director of the Center for Leadership in Disability, the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Georgia State University. Dr. Crimmins has a career interest in human development and disability with a particular interest in issues that reflect the intersection of research, practice, and policy.

Biographical Sketch

Prior to coming to Georgia State University, College of Health and Human Sciences, in August 2008, Dr. Crimmins was the Vice President for Community Programs at the Westchester Institute for Human Development/ UCEDD, where he was also a member of the faculties of the School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry of the New York Medical College, and in the Department of Special Education at Hunter College.

Recent Publications

Crimmins, D., Farrell, A.F., Smith, P.W., & Bailey, A. (2007). Positive Strategies for Students with Behavior Problems. Baltimore: Brooks Publishing Co.

Farrell, A., & Crimmins, D. (Spring/Summer 2007). Coping with disaster: Helping children with cognitive disabilities.  In Impact: Feature Issue on Disaster Preparedness and People with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities, Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota.

Contact Information

Daniel Crimmins, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Leadership in Disability -- University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Georgia State University
Center for Healthy Development
College of Health and Human Sciences
P.O. Box 3995
Atlanta, GA 30302-3995

Street Address: 34 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30303

email: [email protected]