Einar T. Ingvarsson
Child Study Center; University of North Texas
Dr. Einar T. Ingvarsson, BCBA-D, is program director of autism services at the Child Study Center (CSC) in Fort Worth and a research scientist in the Department of Behavior Analysis at The University of North Texas (UNT). He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Iceland in 1997, a master’s degree in behavior analysis from the University of North Texas in 2002, and a Ph.D. in behavioral psychology from the University of Kansas in 2005. Subsequently, he completed a post-doctoral internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. Prior to coming to the Child Study Center, he spent two years as an assistant professor in the psychology department at Youngstown State University in Ohio. Einar previously served as associate editor for both the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA) and The Analysis of Verbal Behavior (TAVB). He is currently on the editorial boards of JABA, TAVB, Psychological Record, European Journal of Behavior Analysis, Behavioral Interventions, and the International Journal of Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Einar is currently president-elect of the Texas Association for Behavior Analysis (TxABA), and has served on the executive council for that organization for several years. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles, primarily in JABA. His primary research interests are in the areas of verbal behavior and social skills instruction for young children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, as well as the functional assessment and treatment of problem behavior.