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Assistant Professor, Psychology
Ed.M., Human Development and Psychology, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
B.S., Applied Psychological Studies, The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University
A.A., Liberal Arts: Social Sciences and Humanities, LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York (CUNY)
Classes: Introduction to Psychology; Developmental Psychology I and Honors; Lifespan; Abnormal Psychology; and College Student Success.
Professor Cuellar, who speaks English and Spanish, began teaching at HCCC in 2015. In addition to updating the psychology courses, and piloting an e-book for the Honors Psychology course, he has served as advisor for the College’s Psychology and Music clubs.
A United States Navy veteran, Professor Cuellar also teaches at City University of New York (CUNY). He previously worked at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government as a Research Assistant, and at Mount Sinai School of Medicine as Clinical Research Coordinator and Research Assistant. In addition, he held positions at Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training, Rivington House, The Door, and Queens Pride House, Inc.
Professor Cuellar has been honored with the 2017 National Society of Leadership and Success Excellence in Teaching Award, the 2018 NISOD Excellence Award, the 2018 Union City High School Appreciation Award and received the 2020 Philip Johnston Awards for Excellence in Teaching. His professional memberships include the American Psychological Association and National Communication Association.