Jennifer Austin, PhD, BCBA-D
Jennifer L. Austin received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the Florida State University in 1999 and her certification as a behavior analyst (BCBA) in 1994. Dr. Austin developed and served as a primary member of staff for behavior analysis courses at the University of South Florida and California State University, Fresno. She currently directs the MSc course in Behavior Analysis and Therapy and the BSc course in Childhood and Youth at the University of Glamorgan in South Wales. Her teaching and research focus on behavior analytic applications in schools, especially with regard to teacher education, intervention planning and evaluation for typically developing children with severe behavioral challenges, and behavior analytic teaching strategies for university students. She also works with schools and families to develop applied behavior analytic programs for children with a range of behavior problems, including antisocial behavior and autism. Dr. Austin is an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Analysis in Practice and serves on the editorial board of the European Journal of Behaviour Analysis. She is a past member of the executive boards for both the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis and the California Association for Behavior Analysis.