2008: Linda J. Parrott Hayes
Dr. Linda J. Parrott Hayes received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Manitoba and her master’s and doctoral degrees from Western Michigan University. Dr. Hayes was a member of the behavior analysis faculty at West Virginia University while completing her doctorate, after which she took a position at Saint Mary’s University in Canada. She founded the campus-based and satellite programs in behavior analysis at the University of Nevada, Reno on a self-capitalization model. Dr. Hayes has participated in the governance of ABAI throughout her career, serving as coordinator of the Education Board, founder and director of the Council of Graduate Programs in Behavior Analysis, and multiple terms as a member of the Executive Council, including its president. She is actively involved in efforts to promote the development of behavior analysis around the world and is best known for her work in behavior theory and philosophy.
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