Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

R. Wayne Fuqua

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Western Michigan University

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Dr. R. Wayne Fuqua is professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University. Dr. Fuqua earned his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Florida in 1977. He has been on the faculty at Western Michigan since 1976, where he has served as director of graduate training (1994-1999) and department chair (1999-present). Throughout his career he has contributed substantially to the department's long-standing reputation as one of the foremost academic programs in behavior analysis (graduating more than 300 doctoral-level behavior analysts). Under his leadership, the department has survived multiple institutional challenges and has thrived. In addition to this sustained record of administrative service, Dr. Fuqua has been on the editorial boards of and published more than 50 articles in some of the field's most prestigious and respected journals. His research has targeted a diverse range of society's most important problems including health, community, and clinical behavior analysis; developmental disabilities; rehabilitation; behavioral medicine; and HIV prevention.




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