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Sarah E. Pinkelman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
EDUC 314
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Interest

  • Behavior Analysis
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Implementation
  • Instructional Design
  • Early Childhood Special Education


Dr. Sarah Pinkelman earned her Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Oregon in 2014 and a M.S. in Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas in 2010. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level (BCBA-D) with more than 15 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities in school, clinic, and home settings. An overarching theme in Dr. Pinkelman’s work is the application of behavior analysis to school environments. Specifically, she is interested in the implementation of evidence-based interventions in schools and early childhood programs, positive behavior interventions and supports, monitoring treatment fidelity, training and coaching change agents (e.g., teachers, parents), and instructional design.