Doctoral Student Receives Summer Research Fellowship

It is with great pleasure that I announce that doctoral student Emma Sipila was awarded the College of Education Summer Research Fellowship! Emma will receive full financial support over the summer to continue her research on manualized social skill interventions. We are so proud of Emma and cannot wait to share with you the products…

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Student Thesis Published in the Journal of Behavioral Education

As I had mentioned in a previous post, Kailie Kipfmiller’s MA thesis was accepted for publication in the Journal of Behavioral Education. That paper is now available to view and download by clicking this link. Again, congratulations to Kailie on a job well done! Her project has sparked an interesting line of work that we…

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Recruiting MA Students for ABA Program

We are actively recruiting students to join our MA program, starting in Fall, 2019. As a few points of pride, we have a strong BCBA exam pass rate for first time test-takers (83%) and many of our students are publishing their theses in highly respectable ABA journals.   You can read more about the program in…

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Student Thesis Accepted for Publication

I am excited to announce that Kailie Kipfmiller’s thesis, Training Front-Line Employees to Conduct Visual Analysis Using a Clinical Decision-Making Model was recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Behavioral Education. Kailie graduated from our lab in May, 2018 and is now putting her exceptional behavior-analytic skills to practice in the Metro-Detroit area. I expect the…

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Additional Doctoral Student Positions Available for Fall, 2019

In addition to the Bosco Fellowship in ASD, Michigan State University’s Special Education Program has released a general call for doctoral students. The program is seeking doctoral students who are interested in working with faculty in or across our core areas of ASD and LD. Admitted students will receive 5 years of guaranteed funding.  Applications are due…

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Doctoral Fellowship in ASD

The Michael and Kathy Bosco Research Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at Michigan State University We are pleased to announce the The Michael and Kathy Bosco Research Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at Michigan State University (MSU). This fellowship provides an exciting opportunity to conduct innovative research in ASD, while working with world-renowned faculty…

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Generalization of Activity Schedules

I’d like to congratulate Cora for her successful defense of her thesis! Cora taught children with autism to use an activity schedule in an intensive behavioral intervention classroom, and evaluated generalization of activity schedule following in an inclusive classroom. Cora’s thesis was very well done, and it raised many interesting questions for us to ask…

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