2014: J. Carl Hughes


Dr. J. Carl Hughes, BCBA-D, is senior lecturer and consultant behavior analyst at the School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales, and director of the MSc in Applied Behavior Analysis and the Wales Centre for Behaviour Change. He is also the deputy head for teaching and learning of the College for Health and Behavioural Science. In 2003, he and colleagues started the first BACB-approved MSc in applied behavior analysis in Europe. In 1998, he took over the organization of the Experimental Analysis of Behaviour Group, UK and Europe (EABG), the longest-standing behavior analysis organization in Europe. Dr. Hughes is also a founder and member of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, and was on the inaugural board of the new UK Society for Behaviour Analysis, the first member organization promoting behavior analysis in the UK. Dr. Hughes has more than 30 peer-reviewed publications in prominent journals and is an elected advisor for the Cambridge Centre for Behavioral Studies. His research interests include effective teaching methods, behavioral measurement, early behavioral intervention programs, reading instruction, and verbal behavior.




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