Claudia L. Dozier

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Applied Behavioral Science
Associate Professor
Faculty Supervisor of Educare Preschool Program and Little Steps Early Intervention Program (Edna A. Hill Child Development Center)
Primary office:
785-864-0526
Dole Human Development Center
Room 4043
University of Kansas
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045-7555
Second office:
Haworth Hall
Room 1150



Summary

Education

Ph.D., Psychology (Behavior Analysis), University of Florida

M.A., Psychology (Behavior Analysis), University of Nevada, Reno

B.S., Psychology, Florida State University

Teaching Interests

  • Research methods
  • Early childhood education
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Functional behavioral assessment and function-based intervention
  • Autism intervention
  • Undergraduate research
  • Service learning
  • Research experience program

Research Interests

  • Functional behavioral assessment and function-based intervention
  • Pre-school classroom behavior management
  • Conditioned reinforcement
  • Early childhood education and early intensive behavioral intervention
  • Preference and reinforcer efficacy

Selected Publications

Briggs, A. M., Dozier, C. L., Lessor, A. N., Kamana, B. U., & Jess, R. L. (in press). An investigation of differential reinforcement of alternative behavior without extinction for escape-maintained problem behavior.

Foley, E. A., Dozier, C. L., & Lessor, A. L. (2019). Comparison of Components of the Good Behavior Game in a Preschool Classroom. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 52, 84-104.

Zonneveld, K. Neidert, P. & Dozier, C. L. (2019). Assessing factors that influence food choices by young children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 52, 240-257.

Dracobly, J. D., Dozier, C. L., Briggs, A. M., & Juanico, J. L. (2017). An analysis of procedures that affect response variability. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50(3), 600-621. DOI: 10.1002/jaba.392.

Dracobly, J. D., Dozier, C. L., Briggs, A. M., & Juanico, J. C. (2017). Reliability and validity of indirect assessment outcomes: Experts versus caregivers. Learning and Motivation. DOI:10.1016/j.lmot.2017.02.007

Payne, S. Dozier, C. L., Briggs, A. & Newquist, M. H. (2016). An analysis of group-oriented contingencies and associated side effects in preschool children. Journal of Behavioral Education. DOI:

Juanico, J. F., Dozier, C. L., Payne, S. W., Brandt, J. A., & Jowett Hirst, E. S. (2016). An Evaluation of Toy Quality for Increasing Self-Control in Typically Developing Preschool Children . Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49(3), 460-471. DOI:10.1002/jaba.320

Jowett Hirst, E. S., Dozier, C. L., & Payne, S. W. (2016). Efficacy of and Preference for Reinforcement and Response Cost in Token Economies. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49, 329-345. DOI:

Brandt, J. A., Dozier, C. L., Juanico, J. F., Laudont, C. L., & Mick, B. R. (2015). The value of choice as a reinforcer for typically developing children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 48, 1-19.

Greer, B. D., Neidert, P. L., & Dozier, C. L. (2015). A component analysis of toilet-training procedures recommended for young children. Journal of applied behavior analysis. DOI:10.1002/jaba.275

Bancroft, S. Thompson, R. Peters, L. Dozier, C. L., & Harper, A. M. (2015). Behavioral variability in the play of children with autism and their typically developing peers. Behavioral Interventions.

Payne, S. W., Dozier, C. L., Neidert, P. L., Jowett, E. S., & Newquist, M. H. (2014). Using additional analyses to clarify the functions of problem behavior: An analysis of two cases. Education and Treatment of Children, 37, 249-275.

Jones, B. A., Dozier, C. L., & Neidert, P. L. (2014). An evaluation of the effects of access duration on preference assessment outcomes: Access duration and preference. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47(1), 209-13. DOI:10.1002/jaba.100

Dozier, C. L., Dracobly, J. D., & Payne, S. P. (2013). Unique considerations of Prader-Willi Syndrome. In D. Reed, F. DiGennaro Reed, & J. Luiselli (Eds.), Handbook of Crisis Intervention for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Springer.

Dozier, C. L., Iwata, B. A., Wilson, D. M., Thomason-Sassi, J. L., & Roscoe, E. M. (2013). Does supplementary reinforcement of stereotypy facilitate extinction?: Supplementary reinforcement of stereotypy? Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46(1), 242-255. DOI:10.1002/JABA.15

Greer, B. D., Neidert, P. L., Dozier, C. L., Payne, S. W., Zonneveld, K. M., & Harper, A. M. (2013). Functional analysis and treatment of problem behavior in early education classrooms: Functional analysis in classrooms. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46(1), 289-295. DOI:10.1002/JABA.10

Payne, S. W., & Dozier, C. L. (2013). Positive reinforcement as treatment for problem behavior maintained by negative reinforcement: Nonfunctional reinforcers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 699-703. DOI:10.1002/JABA.54

Hagopian, L. Dozier, C. L., Rooker, G. & Jones, B. A. (2012). Assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior. In G. J. Madden (Ed.), APA Handbook of Behavior Analysis Volume 2: Translating Principles Into Practice (pp. 353-386). Washington, DC: APA books.

Newquist, M. H., Dozier, C. L., & Neidert, P. L. (2012). A comparison of brief rules, a timer, and preferred toys on self-control. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 497-509.

Dozier, C. L., Iwata, B. A., Thomason-Sassi, J. Worsdell, A. S., & Wilson, D. M. (2012). A comparison of two pairing procedures to establish praise as a reinforcer. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 721-735.

Oppenheim, M. Leaf, J. Dozier, C. L., Sherman, J. & Sheldon, J. (2012). Teaching typically developing children to promote social play with their siblings with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 777-791.

Dozier, C. L., Iwata, B. A., & Worsdell, A. S. (2011). Functional analysis and treatment of inappropriate sexual behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 133-137.

Neidert, P. L., Dozier, C. L., Iwata, B. A., & Hafen, M. (2010). Behavior analysis in intellectual and developmental disabilities. Psychological Services, 7, 103-113.

Rolider, N. U., Iwata, B. I., & Dozier, C. L. (2009). Evaluation of timeout programs through phased withdrawal. Journal of Applied Research in Developmental Disabilities, 22, 203-209.

Iwata, B. A., & Dozier, C. L. (2008). Clinical application of functional analysis methodology. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 1, 3-9.

Dozier, C. L., Vollmer, T. R., Borrero, J. C., Borrero, C. S., Rapp, J. T., Bourret, J. & Guitterez, A. (2007). Assessment of Preference for Behavioral Treatment versus Baseline Conditions. Behavioral Interventions, 22, 245-161.

Gutierrez, A. Vollmer, T. R., Dozier, C. L., Borrero, J. C., Rapp, J. T., Bourret, J. C., & Gadaire, D. (2007). Manipulating establishing operations to verify and establish stimulus control during mand training. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 645-658.

Worsdell, A. S., Iwata, B. A., Dozier, C. L., Johnson, A. D., Neidert, P. L., & Thomason, J. L. (2005). Analysis of response repetition as an error correction strategy during sight-word reading. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38, 511-527.

Neidert, P. L., Iwata, B. A., & Dozier, C. L. (2005). Treatment of multiply controlled problem behavior with variations of differential reinforcement. Exceptionality, 13, 45-53.

Rapp, J. T., Vollmer, T. R., St. Peter, C. Dozier, C. L., & Cotnoir, N. M. (2004). Analysis of response allocation in individuals with multiple forms of stereotyped behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37, 481-501.

Rapp, J. T., Dozier, C. L., Carr, J. E., Patel, M. R., & Enloe, K. A. (2004). Functional analysis of erratic body movement maintained by visual stimulation: Incorporating conjugate reinforcement into a paired-stimulus preference assessment. Behavior Modification, 28, 118-132.

Asmus, J. M., Franzese, J. C., Conroy, M. A., & Dozier, C. L. (2003). Clarifying functional analysis outcomes for disruptive behaviors by controlling consequence delivery for stereotypy. School Psychology Review, 32, 617-623.

Dozier, C. L. (2003). Problem behavior maintained by attention. Self Injury Abstracts and Reviews, 12, 1-4.

Thompson, R. H., Iwata, B. A., Hanley, G. P., Dozier, C. L., & Samaha, A. L. (2003). Reversal effects under extinction, noncontingent reinforcement, and differential reinforcement of other behavior: A comparative analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 36, 221-238.

Carr, J. E., Dozier, C. L., Patel, M. R., Nicolson, A. C., & Martin, N. (2002). Treatment of automatically reinforced object mouthing with noncontingent reinforcement and response blocking: Experimental analysis and social validation. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 23, 37-44.

Britton, L. N., Carr, J. E., Kellum, K. K., Dozier, C. L., & Weil, T. M. (2001). A variation of noncontingent reinforcement in the treatment of aberrant behavior. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 21, 425-435.

Rapp, J. T., Dozier, C. L., & Carr, J. E. (2001). Functional assessment and treatment of pica: A single-case experiment. Behavioral Interventions, 16, 111-125.

Dozier, C. L. (2001). Prader-Willi Syndrome. Self Injury Abstracts and Reviews, 10, 1-4.

Kellum, K. K., Carr, J. E., & Dozier, C. L. (2001). Response-card instruction and student learning in a college classroom. Teaching of Psychology, 28, 101-104.

Dozier, C. L., Carr, J. E., Enloe, K. Landaburu, H. Eastridge, D. & Kellum, K. K. (2001). Using fixed-time schedules to maintain behavior: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 34, 337-340.

Carr, J. E., Coriaty, S. & Dozier, C. L. (2000). Function-based interventions for aberrant behavior. In J. Austin & J. E. Carr (Eds.), Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis (pp. 91-112). Reno, NV: Context Press.

Carr, J. E., Coriaty, S. Wilder, D. A., Gaunt, B. T., Dozier, C. L., Britton, L. N., Avina, C. & Reed, C. L. (2000). A review of ΓÇ£noncontingentΓÇ¥ reinforcement as treatment for the aberrant behavior of individuals with developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 21, 377-391.

Rapp, J. T., Dozier, C. L., Carr, J. E., Patel, M. R., & Enloe, K. A. (2000). Functional analysis of hair manipulation: A replication and extension. Behavioral Interventions, 15, 121-133.

Patel, M. R., Carr, J. E., & Dozier, C. L. (1998). On the role of stimulus preference assessment in the evaluation of contingent access to stimuli associated with stereotypy during behavioral acquisition. Behavioral Interventions, 13, 269-274.


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