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Tyler A Higgs, PhD

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
Office: 2608 Erwin Rd., Suite 300, Durham, NC 27705
Campus Mail: DUMC DUMC 3527, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytech Institute and State University, 2016


Joyce, A., and T. A. Hassenfeldt. “Utility of a Peer Teaching Mentor to Graduate Teaching Assistants.” College Teaching 68, no. 1 (January 2, 2020): 12–19.

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Swain, D., H. G. Murphy, T. A. Hassenfeldt, J. Lorenzi, and A. Scarpa. “Evaluating response to group CBT in young children with autism spectrum disorder.” Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, January 1, 2019.

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Hassenfeldt, T. A., J. Lorenzi, and A. Scarpa. “A Review of Parent Training in Child Interventions: Applications to Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy for Children with High-Functioning Autism.” Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 2, no. 1 (March 1, 2015): 79–90.

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Scarpa, Angela, Nuri M. Reyes, Michelle A. Patriquin, Jill Lorenzi, Tyler A. Hassenfeldt, Varsha J. Desai, and Kathryn W. Kerkering. “The modified checklist for autism in toddlers: reliability in a diverse rural American sample.” J Autism Dev Disord 43, no. 10 (October 2013): 2269–79.

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