Lee M. Marcus, Ph.D.

Professor and Interim Director of Training, TEACCH


Marcus, Lee

Email: marcus@med.unc.edu

Phone: (919) 966-8196

Fax: (919) 966-4127



B.A., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rochester Medical Center

Summary Statement:

Dr. Marcus is the Interim Director of Training with the TEACCH Autism Program and the former Clinical Director of the Chapel Hill TEACCH Center where he oversaw diagnostic, treatment, and consultation services for children, adolescents, and adults with autism. He is also a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the UNC School of Medicine, where he served as director of the clinical psychology internship program from 1984-2008. Nationally and internationally, he leads seminars, workshops, and training sessions for professionals on various topics in autism. Dr. Marcus has written extensively on issues in assessment, program development and working with families. Currently he provides clinical services for TEACCH and assists on various program projects.

Representative Publications:

1. Marcus, L.M. & Palmer, A. (2010). Families of Children with Autism: What Educational Professionals Should Know. In Eds. F. Karnes, Ph.D. and K. R. Stephens, Ph.D. The Practical Strategies Series in Autism. Austin, TX: Prufrock Press.

2. Hogan, K. & Marcus, L.M. (2008). From assessment to intervention. In Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, S. Goldstein, J.A. Naglieri, & S. Ozonoff  (Eds.), pp. 318-338. New York: Guilford Press.

3. Marcus, L.M. & Schopler, E. (2007). Educational approaches—TEACCH. In Clinical Manual for the Treatment of Autism. E. Hollander & E. Anagnostou (Eds.), pp. 211-233. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing.

4. Schopler, E., Reichler, R. J., Lansing, M., and Marcus, L.M. (2005). Psychoeducational Profile Third Edition (PEP-3), TEACCH Individualized Psychoeducational Assessment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

5. Marcus, L. M. & Bianco, B. (2002). Programming social experiences for adolescents with autism. In From Research to Individualized Practice, R. Gabriels & D.E. Hill (Eds.). London: Jessica Kingsley