Terry Falcomata

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Professor, Department of Special Education

Email: falcomata@austin.utexas.edu
Office: SZB 3.708B
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Dr. Falcomata received a B.S. degree in Middle School Education from the Illinois State University in 1997, a M.S. degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University in 2002, and a doctorate in School Psychology from the University of Iowa in 2008, under the supervision of David Wacker. He held a postdoctoral research position at the Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center with Wayne Fisher and Henry Roane in 2008-2009. He is currently a Professor of Special Education at the University of Texas at Austin where he has been on faculty since 2009. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Behavioral Education (JOBE); he has served an as Associate Editor of Behavior Analysis in Practice, JOBE, and the Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities; and he has served on the board of editors for numerous journals including the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Modification, and the Review Journal for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Falcomata’s research interests include the assessment and treatment of problem behavior displayed by individuals with ASD/DD, methods for increasing behavioral variability in individuals with ASD/DD, and methods for preventing clinical relapse pertaining to challenging behavior.