University of Kansas
Kelley Harrison obtained her BA in psychology from California State University, Fresno in 2012. She obtained her MA in applied behavioral science from the University of Kansas in 2014. She is currently working on her Ph.D. at the University of Kansas under the direction of Dr. Pamela Neidert. Kelley spent a year working as a lead supervisor for the Sunnyside toddler classroom. She currently works as a clinical supervisor in the Little Steps Early Intervention program. She also serves on the Executive Committee for the Graduate Student Organization as event coordinator. She conducts research involving the application of behavior analysis to areas of child development, early childhood education and intervention, and teacher and parent performance. Specifically, her research concerns increasing compliance with essential healthcare routines as well improving the understanding of the use of preferences and reinforcers in early childhood education. In addition, she also has an interest in conducting research to increase physical activity in children and improve staff and parent training to facilitate child development and minimize problem behavior.