Andrea Courtemanche, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Associate Professor of Counseling and Applied Behavioral Studies Joined USJ:
Academic Degrees Ph.D., University of Kansas
M.A., University of Kansas
B.S., University of Massachusetts
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Prior to joining the faculty at USJ in 2014, Dr. Courtemanche was a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities post-doctoral fellow at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Courses Taught

IABS 501-Foundations of Behavior Analysis (Graduate)
IABS 502-Behavioral Assessment (Graduate)
IABS 503-Behavioral Interventions (Graduate)
IABS 504-Ethical and Professional Issues (Graduate)
IABS 511-Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences (Graduate)
IABS 564-Educational Interventions (Graduate)
IABS 594-Research Capstone I (Graduate)
IABS 596-Research Capstone II (Graduate)


Dr. Courtemanche’s research aims are to understand the environmental and biological variables (e.g., stress, pain) that contribute to the development and maintenance of problematic behaviors (e.g., self-injurious behavior, impulsive decision making, poor job performance) among individuals with and without disabilities.

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