University of Southern Mississippi
After completing an honor’s thesis in behavior analysis at West Virginia University, Michael Mueller served as a research assistant for Drs. Kathryn Saunders and Dean Williams at the Parsons Research Center at the University of Kansas. His formal graduate training began at the University of Southern Mississippi’s School Psychology Program. His research has focused on stimulus control, recombinative generalization as a method of teaching pre-reading children basic reading skills, classroom management strategies, functional assessment and analysis of problem behavior in classroom and clinical settings, problem behaviors maintained by negative reinforcement, generalization of behavioral interventions from clinic to classroom settings, and behavioral consultation in school settings to improve teachers’ implementation of behavioral interventions. He has had articles published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, and Proven Practice: Prevention and Remediation Solutions for Schools. During his pre-doctoral internship at the Marcus Behavior Center in Atlanta, Georgia through the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Drs. Wayne Fisher and Cathleen Piazza supervised him in the treatment of severe problem behavior and feeding problems in children.
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