Welcome to the Department of Applied Behavioral Science. We are housed, administratively, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas and housed, physically, in the Dole Human Development Center at 1000 Sunnyside Avenue on the south side of campus. We have 19 regular faculty members in 11.5 full-time equivalent faculty positions, 62 adjunct and courtesy faculty members, over 200 undergraduate majors, and more than 40 graduate students. Seven of our faculty members hold joint appointments in the Psychology Department as members of an independent graduate training program – the Clinical Child Psychology Program.

You can contact our department via e-mail or call the department directly at and 785-864-4840.

Florence D. DiGennaro Reed, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Associate Professor and Chairperson
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Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
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    —U.S. News & World Report
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