Department of Special Education and Counseling

Christopher Mulrine, Ed.D.

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Office:   V3003
Phone:   973-720-3123
Email:mulrinec@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   Tuesday & Wednesday, 4 - 5 pm

Department: Special Education and Counseling
Position: Associate Professor
Area Specialization: N/A

Academic Degrees and Certifications
  • Ed.D. – Higher Education, Montana State University (1993)
  • M.Ed.. – Educational Administration, William Paterson University (1984)
  • Certification. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher Education Program – Lenoir- Rhyne College (1981)
  • B.S. – Speech Pathology and Audiology. William Paterson University (1977)
Professional Experience
  • Associate Professor : Director of Developmental Disabilities Graduate Program. Department of Special Education and Counseling. William Paterson University. Wayne, N.J. (2004-Present)
  • Professor of Education : Department of Education. Blackburn College. (2002-2004)
  • Associate Professor : College of Graduate and Professional Education. School of Education, Quincy University. Quincy, Illinois: (1995-2002)
  • Adjunct Research Consultant : Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Quincy Family Practice (1995-2000)
  • Assistant Professor/Specialist : Federal Program. University of Hawaii, Department of Education, Special Education, University Affiliated Program, Honolulu, Hawaii. (1993-1995)
  • Director : Special Alternative Bilingual Education Project: Federal Program. Gifted and Talented Program, Wyoming Indian School, Ethete, Wyoming: (1993)
Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities
  • Director of Graduate Program - Master's with concentration in Developmental Disabilities
  • Department NCATE Liaison and College of Education PowerTeam Member
  • Graduate Advisor
  • Chair Graduate Candidate Admission and Retention Committee
  • Admission, Retention, Graduation Committee
  • Student Center Advisory Board Faculty Representative
Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships
  • National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)
  • Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA)
  • Midwest Association of Teachers of Educational Psychology (MATEP).
  • Council For Exceptional Children: (CEC) Teacher Education and Special Education.
  • Association for Curriculum and Supervision Development (ACSD). Educational Leadership
Current Professional Assignments and Activities
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Exercise: Don’t Wait for Recess! The Benefit of Classroom Movement Activities Throughout the Day. Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA). Kingston, N.Y. October, 2005.
  • Violence and Bullying Issues: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students: National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). Atlanta. November, 2005. Violence and Bullying Issues: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students: 7 th Annual LGBT Conference. William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne, N.J. October, 2005.
Publications
  • Mulrine, C. & Prader, M., & Jenkins, A. (2005 ). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Exercise: Don’t Wait for Recess! The Benefit of Classroom Movement Activities Throughout the Day. (manuscript in progress)
  • Phillips, D., Longlet, S., Mulrine, C., Kruze, J, Kewny, R. (1999). School Problems And The Family Physician. American Journal of Family Physicians. Vol. 59, 10, pp. 2816-2824. Available: http://www.aafp.org/afp/990515ap/2816.html
  • Mulrine, C. (1999). Mulrine's Top Ten Issues for On-Line/Distance Learning. Chronicle of Higher Education On-Line Colloquy "Should On Line Universities Be Accredited? http://chronicle.com/colloquy/99/online/106.htm
  • Mulrine, C. (1995). Curriculum: Survey course on the effects of violence in educational settings. Higher Education Center Against Violence and Abuse Electronic Clearinghouse. Early Childhood Education Curriculum {On-line serial}, Available FTP: http://www.quincy.edu/~mulrich/violence.htm
  • Mulrine, C. (1994). Positive behavior supports. Module 1. Unpublished Training Module, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
  • Mulrine, C. (1994). Effective behavior management. Module 2. Unpublished Training Module, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
  • Mulrine, C. (1993). A descriptive case study of the learning abilities of college students who experienced childhood maltreatment. (Doctoral dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman).
Research
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Exercise
  • Bullies in Schools and School Violence
  • Childhood Maltreatment
  • Cognition and Learning