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Laura Hanratty, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA
Director of Applied Behavior Analysis, ASD Graduate Programs Assistant Professor
Berchmans Hall 315
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B.A.Western New England College
M.A.University of South Florida
Ph.D.Western New England University


Dr. Hanratty is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst in Massachusetts. Her research background is in teaching children safety skills, assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior, and reinforcement parameters. Laura has presented her research at local and international conferences, as well as published and served as a guest reviewer for peer reviewed journals. Laura has experience working with children and adults with and without developmental disabilities, in schools, group homes, and the foster care system. She teaches courses in applied behavior analysis, assessment and treatment of behavior concerns, and research.