University of Florida | Department of Psychology

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Faculty:

Jesse Dallery, Ph.D. (Emory University, 1999). Professor. Dr. Dallery has interests in choice and decision making, quantitative models, addiction, and technology-based interventions to promote health behavior – with a special emphasis on contingency management interventions.

Iser G. DeLeon, Ph.D. (University of Florida, 1997). Professor. Dr. DeLeon’s interests include applied behavior analysis, assessment and treatment of behavior disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, and translational research in behavioral economics and determinants of stimulus value.

Brian A. Iwata, Ph.D. (Florida State University, 1974). Distinguished Professor and Director of the Florida Center on Self-Injury. His primary areas of interest are applied behavior analysis, developmental disabilities, functional analysis of behavior disorders, program evaluation, and staff training and management.

Timothy R. Vollmer, Ph.D. (University of Florida, 1992). Professor. Dr. Vollmer has interests in applied behavior analysis, developmental disabilities, school-based assessment and treatment, behavioral parenting, and evaluation of reinforcement schedules as treatment for severe behavior disorders.

Professor Emeriti:

Marc N. Branch, Ph.D. (University of Maryland, 1972). Professor Emeritus. Dr. Branch has interests in the general experimental analysis of behavior with special emphasis on conditioned reinforcement. Current research focuses on behavioral pharmacology with special emphasis on behavioral contributors to tolerance to psychoactive drugs.

H. S. Pennypacker, Ph.D. (Duke University, 1962). Professor Emeritus. Dr. Pennypacker is an experimental and applied behavior analyst with primary interests in the transfer of behavioral technology from the laboratory to the community and culture at large.

Affiliate Faculty:

Richard Yi, Associate Professor, Department of Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida

Current Graduate Students in Behavior Analysis:

  • Barlow, Molly
  • Bolivar, Hypatia
  • Bonner, Andrew
  • Conine, Daniel
  • Cox, David
  • Deshais, Meghan
  • Fernandez, Nathalie
  • Goldman, Kissel
  • Green, Nick
  • Grauerholz-Fisher, Emma
  • Koehler. Leah
  • Kronfli, Faris
  • Laureano, Brianna
  • Martner, Sarah
  • Morris, Sam
  • Ong, Triton
  • Perez, Brandon
  • Pizzaro, Eliana
  • Schieber, Elizabeth
  • Slanzi, Crystal
  • Stedman-Falls, Lisa
  • Villegas, Andrea
  • Weinsztok, Sarah

Current Position of Recent Graduates (2012-present):

  • Leonardo Andrade, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Westfield State University
  • Rachel Cassidy, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Brown University School of Medicine
  • Jeanne Donaldson, Ph. D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University
  • Philip” Erb, Ph.D. – Clinical Director, Full Spectrum Behavior Analysis, Tampa Bay, FL
  • Jonathan Fernand, Ph.D.—Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Florida, Department of Psychology.
  • Erica Feuerbacher, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Anthrozoology, Carroll College
  • Jennifer Haddock, Ph.D. – Postdocotoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Nathan Hall, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Companion Animal Science, Texas Tech
  • Brantley Jarvis, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Paul “Ray”Joslyn, – Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Berry College
  • Brian Kangas, Ph. D. – Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard University
  • Allison Kurti, Ph.D. – Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont
  • David Maguire, Ph. D. – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Erin McClure, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Sarah Mead, Ph.D. – Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas
  • Lindsay Merkham, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Monmouth University (NJ)
  • Steven Meredith, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Vanessa Minervini, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmacology, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
  • Cara Phillips, Ph.D. -Faculty, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Kerri Peters, Ph.D. – Clinical and Research Director, Behavior Analysis Research Clinic, University of Florida
  • Alexandra Protopopova, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, Texas Tech University
  • Angie Querim, Ph.D. – Instructor, School of Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology
  • Alana Rojewski Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Catherine Baker Simms, Ph.D. – President, Florida Children’s Institute
  • Sara Slocum, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Rollins College
  • Jolene Sy, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County,
  • Michele Traub, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, St. Cloud State University
  • Monique Udell, Ph. D. – Assistant Professor, Animal and Rangeland Sciences, University of Oregon
  • Stephen Walker, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Behavior Analysis, Aurora University
  • Matthew Weaver, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Mercyhurst University
  • Cristina Whitehouse, Ph.D. – Behavior Analyst, Florida Autism Center
  • Kara Wunderlich, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, University of Georgia