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Interviews

An Interview with Dr. Timothy Vollmer

Timothy R. Vollmer received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 1992. From 1992 until 1996 he was on the psychology faculty at Louisiana State University. From 1996 to 1998 he was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He returned to the University of Florida in 1998 and is now a Professor of Psychology. His primary area of research is applied behavior analysis, with emphases …Read More

An interview with Dr. Tony Cammilleri

Tony Cammilleri is a board certified behavior analyst who holds a bachelors degree in psychology from Western New England College, a masters degree in behavior analysis from the University of North Texas, and a doctoral degree in developmental and child psychology from the University of Kansas. While completing his graduate studies, he served as the Principal Teacher of Century School in Lawrence, KS. Upon graduation, he served as a behavior …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Alicia Alvero

Alicia M. Alvero is an Associate Professor at Queens College, The City University of New York. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Florida International University, her M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and her Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University (WMU). Dr. Alvero was awarded the prestigious Ford Foundation Fellowship while at WMU for her research in behavioral safety and the effects of safety observations. Her research in …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Murray Sidman

A complete behavior analyst, Dr. Murray Sidman has been in the forefront of the field since its inception. He has been a fundamental mover and shaper of its direction through his conceptual writings and extensive programs of research in such fundamental and broad-sweeping areas as scientific methods, avoidance behavior, stimulus control and errorless learning, the social impact of coercion in society, and so much more. For these and his numerous …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Brian Iwata

Brian Iwata is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Florida, where he directs research programs on disorders of learning and behavior. He has published over 200 articles and chapters and has received over $6 million in research grants to support that work. Brian is the former editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and past president of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Division 33 of the …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Henry (Hank) Pennypacker

Dr. Henry S. (Hank) Pennypacker, Professor Emeritus in Psychology at the University of Florida, received his Ph.D. under Gregory Kimble from Duke University in 1962. Professor Kimble introduced him to Ogden Lindsley in 1961 and a lifelong friendship developed which led Hank into the field of Behavior Analysis. Focusing on education, Hank developed with Jim Johnston a behavioral technology of college teaching which influenced the careers of many leaders in …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Gina Green

Dr. Gina Green, BCBA, received a PhD in Psychology (Analysis of Behavior) from Utah State University in 1986 following undergraduate and master’s degree studies at Michigan State University. She has been a faculty member in Behavior Analysis and Therapy at Southern Illinois University; Director of Research at the New England Center for Children in Southborough, Massachusetts; Associate Scientist at the E. K. Shriver Center for Mental Retardation in Waltham, Massachusetts; …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Jon S. Bailey

Jon S. Bailey, PhD is Professor of Psychology at Florida State University where he teaches Ethics and Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis. He is a Licensed Psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst; he served as a founding Director of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.,® Dr. Bailey is Past-Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. In May 2005 he received the lifetime achievement award for Distinguished Service …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Carl Binder

Carl Binder, PhD, CPT, Senior Partner at Binder Riha Associates in Santa Rosa, California, has been conducting research, developing learning programs, and training teachers and corporate performance improvement professionals for 30 years. Beginning while a graduate student and researcher in Experimental Psychology at Harvard University where he developed his first fluency-based programs, Carl conducted teacher training and curriculum development for regular and special education classrooms during the 1970’s. Expanding into …Read More

An Interview with Patricia J. Krantz, Ph.D.

Patricia J. Krantz, Ph.D., is Executive Director of the Princeton Child Development Institute. In 1999, the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis chose the Princeton Child Development Institute as the recipient of the Award for Enduring Programmatic Contributions in Behavior Analysis. Dr. Krantz holds academic appointments at the University of Kansas, University of North Texas, and Queens College of the City University of New York. Her current research focuses …Read More