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Vicki Madaus Knapp, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA is the director of the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program at Daemen College and Assistant Professor in the Education Department. Prior to joining the faculty of Daemen College, Dr. Knapp previously held clinical and leadership positions at The Summit Center. Dr. Knapp teaches, consults, provides workshops, and conducts research on the topic of Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Dr. Knapp holds a Doctorate in Developmental and Child Psychology from the University of Kansas with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis. She obtained her Master of Science in Clinical Behavioral Psychology from Eastern Michigan University and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Western Michigan University. She is currently a New York State Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the Doctoral level (BCBA-D).
An expert on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), Dr. Knapp has been practicing in the field for more than 20 years. She currently serves on the auxiliary panel of the New York State Office of Professions Board for Behavior Analysis. She has also held positions as education chairperson, conference chairperson, and president for the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA), and served on the conference committee for the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA). Her recent honors have included the Excellence in Service to NYSABA and the NYSABA Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Behavior Analysis.