Robert Baskett

Sandcastle Clinical and Educational Services
Psychologist/Clinical Researcher
Lewiston, Maine
Robert Baskett is a clinical psychologist working with children at an inclusive early education center, Sandcastle Clinical and Educational Services in Lewiston, Maine. While unaccustomed to speaking about himself in the third person, Dr. Baskett’s previous experience in community engagement includes utilizing student researchers in investigating the benefits of full-day kindergarten programming; increasing community engagement capacity through service learning; and creating community-university partnerships through by incorporating children and families in a public art project.

Dr. Baskett received his Bachelor’s Degree at Empire State College (State University of New York), and his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the New School for Social Research (now New School University).

Robert Baskett, Katie Bryant, William White & Kyle Rhoads (2005) Half‐day to full‐day kindergarten: an analysis of educational change scores and demonstration of an educational research collaboration, Early Child Development and Care, 175:5, 419-430,

Vazquez Jacobus, M. and Baskett, R. (2010). Building community capacity through school based service-learning. Metropolitan Universities Journal, 22(3) 93-110.

Vazquez Jacobus, M.; Baskett, R and Bechstein, C. (2011). Building Castles Together: A sustainable collaboration as a perpetual work in progress, Gateways International Journal of Community Research and Engagement: Special Edition on Sustaining Community-University Partnerships, 4, 65-82.