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ABA Doctoral Students Shine at Recent Conferences

ABA Doctoral Students Shine at Recent Conferences

Congratulations to ABA doctoral students Marlesha Bell and Natalie Mandel for recent recognition at Applied Behavior Analysis conferences.

Marlesha Bell's dissertation project on teaching preschoolers consent skills won the B.F. Skinner Student Research Award from the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis. She was presented the award at the 2019 conference held in September. The award assists in funding graduate student-driven research.

Marlesha has also been selected as an invited speaker at the Behavior Analyst Leadership Council Conference in Boston, MA in April 2020. In addition, she and ABA faculty member Dr. Sarah Bloom will be presenting a webinar for CALABA Diversity & Inclusion Special Interest group in December.

Natalie Mandel won best poster at Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy 8th Annual Social in April 2019 with her research on behavior specific praise.