Dawn Bailey
Associate Professor
Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Dawn Bailey is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) with over 25 years of experience designing behavioral and learning programs for persons with emotional/behavioral disorders, autism and other developmental disabilities. Dr. Bailey received her graduate training in applied behavior analysis at Florida State University under Dr. Jon S. Bailey, where she was awarded her Ph.D. in 2008. She is a frequent presenter at behavior analysis conferences and gives workshops to teachers, parents, and staff on a variety of topics related to the practice of behavior analysis. She was a consultant to school districts, private families, and state agencies in Florida from 1998 to 2015.  Dr. Bailey is a former member of the Behavior Analysis Peer Review Committee in the State of Georgia, which works with the state to improve the quality of behavior analysis services provided to individuals with developmental disabilities. Currently, Dr. Bailey directs Oregon Tech’s BIG ABA clinic, which provides ABA services to children and families throughout southern Oregon.  Recent research projects include procedures related to accessing dental care in children with autism as well as more effective and efficient staff training practices. Dr. Bailey is an active advocate for practitioners and service recipients of behavior analysis and is the current President of the Association for Behavior Analysis (APBA).