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.

Culturo-Behavior Science for a Better World

ABAI is pleased to announce the presenters for this conference! Please check back regularly for more updates and information.


Community Interventions

Vincent Francisco (University of Kansas)


Impact of Higher Education on Society

Maria Amalia Andery (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo) and Emmanuel Tourinho (Universidade Federal do Pará)


Science Policy in Education

Robert Horner (University of Oregon)



Casey Holtschneider (Northeastern Illinois University)


Poverty and Welfare Policy

Bruce Thyer (Florida State University)

Symposium: Roberta Lemos (Virginia Tech), Jomella Watson-Thompson (University of Kansas), Chris Ninness (Behavioral Software Systems)


Public Health

Kaston Anderson-Carpenter (Michigan State University)


Critical Conceptual Issues

Symposium: Sigrid Glenn (University of North Texas), Jonathan Krispin (Valdosta State University), Ramona Houmanfar (University of Nevada, Reno), Joao Claudio Todorov (Universidade de Brasília), Felipe Leite (Imagine Tecnologia Comportamental)


Research and Training

Symposium: Marcelo Benvenuti (University of São Paulo), Aecio Borba (Universidade Federal do Para), Traci Cihon (University of North Texas), Ingunn Sandaker (Oslo Metropolitan University)


Federal Science Policy

Juliane Baron (FABBS) and Sharon Courtney (Tulane University)


Climate Change

Lonnie Thompson (The Ohio State University)

Symposium: Mark Alavosius (University of Nevada, Reno), Anthony Biglan (Oregon Research Institute), Magnus Johansson (Oslo Metropolitan University)


Social Justice

Kerri Kennedy (American Friends Service Committee)


Future of Culturo-Behavioral Science

Mark Mattaini (Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago)



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