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Applied Behavior Analysis Student Receives 2017-2018 University Graduate Fellowship

Applied Behavior Analysis Student Receives 2017-2018 University Graduate Fellowship

Jennifer Cook, an incoming Fall 2017 student in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Doctoral program at USF has received a 2017-2018 University Graduate Fellowship (UGF). The UGF provides for some of the most outstanding graduate students an opportunity to study in some of USF's most outstanding graduate programs. Cook is currently the Manager of Clinical Services and Research at Monarch House in Ontario, Canada. She received her master's degree in ABA from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. She has extensive clinical experience that includes direct client service, and clinical supervision and formal training of staff. She also directs the research department, supervising a team of research assistants with multiple ongoing studies. To date, Cook has published five articles in peer reviewed journals. Some of her interests include eye contact, stereotypy, compliance, verbal behavior, functional analysis, and translational research in ABA.