Learn About Dr. Brodhead

Matthew T. Brodhead, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA

Professional Bio: Matthew T. Brodhead is an assistant professor at Michigan State University. He is the Director of Spartan Caregiver Support, a service that provides free and evidence-based support to caregivers of people with autism within the State of Michigan. He is also the Research Director of the Early Learning Institute.

Dr. Brodhead’s research examines focused social skill interventions for children with autism. He also writes about conceptual issues relating to the ethical and professional behavior of practicing behavior analysts. Through workshops and consultation, he has established multiple school-based programs for children with autism, and he has provided training to teachers, related service providers, and behavior analysts both nationally and internationally. Finally, he specializes in program evaluation for both applied behavior analysis and public school placements for individuals with autism.

Dr. Brodhead received both his B.S. in Psychology in 2008 and his M.A. in Behavior Analysis in 2010 from Western Michigan University. In summer of 2010, he moved to Logan, Utah and attended Utah State University, where he received his Ph.D. in Disability Disciplines in 2014 under the guidance and mentorship of Dr. Tom Higbee.

Dr. Brodhead holds a BCBA credential with a doctoral designation (i.e., BCBA-D). He is also a licensed behavior analyst in the State of Michigan.

Random Personal Facts: Dr. Brodhead enjoys spending time in the Great Outdoors, especially skiing (There are only two seasons: winter, and waiting for winter). When he can’t get outside, he enjoys listening to music, and he is always on the lookout for rare/original Parliament-Funkadelic records (or related side projects). He also enjoys playing banjo and drums, and in a previous life, he used to tour with a funk band.

Additional Information about Dr. Brodhead:

ORCID ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-4567-0051

Google Scholar Page

NCBI My Bibliography

MSU Faculty Profile

Matt and his wife, Hannah, backpacking on Isle Royale.
Matt and his brother, Drew, on Moonlight Buttress in Zion Canyon.