COE: Applied Behavior Analysis Research Area
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Applied Behavior Analysis Research Area:

Type of behavior analysis based on the traditional theory of behaviorism to modify human behaviors as part of a learning or treatment process

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Michael W. Bahr, Ph.D.
Associate Dean

Dr. Bahr earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Cardinal Glennon College and a Master of Education Degree in Counseling from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He is a graduate of Indiana University's APA-accredited School Psychology Program, where he obtained the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Educational Psychology with Specialization in School Psychology. His research interests are in the areas of prevention science and cultural competence.
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Andresa De Souza, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor

Dr. De Souza received a B.S. in Psychology from State University of Londrina in Brazil, an M.S. in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University Carbondale under the supervision of Dr. Ruth Anne Rehfeldt, and a Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Nebraska Medical Center under the supervision of Dr. Wayne Fisher. She completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Marcus Autism Center and Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. During the course of her studies, Dr. De Souza gained valuable experience in early-intervention applications for children with autism, the assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior, and autism diagnosis. She has provided supervision for behav...
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April Regester, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

April Regester received her Ph.D. In Special Education, Disabilities & Risk Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2009. She also holds a M.A. In Special Education, and a Preliminary Education Specialist Credential for students with moderate to severe disabilities.