2009: Brian Iwata

Dr. Brian Iwata is professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Florida, where he directs learning and behavior disorder research programs. He has published 200-plus articles and chapters and received more than $6 million in grants. Dr. Iwata is a former editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and former president of ABAI, Division 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis, SABA, and the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. He has chaired study sections for the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Mental Health, and is a Fellow of ABAI, the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR), APA, and the American Psychological Society. Dr. Iwata has received the D. F. Hake Award for Contributions to Basic and Applied Research and the Award for Applied Research from APA, as well as the R. B. Dillard Award for Excellence in Research from AAMR. Half of the recipients of the B. F. Skinner Award (APA Division 25) are his former Ph.D. students.


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