Thomas Zane

Director of Online Behavior Analysis Programs
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Primary office:
978-778-4888
4029 Dole Human Development Center


Dr. Thomas Zane is the Director of Online Behavior Analysis programs in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas, and the Clinical Director of The Children’s Center for Communication/Beverly School for the Deaf in Beverly, Massachusetts.  Dr. Zane earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in psychology at Western Michigan University and his doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis at West Virginia University. He has served as a Post-Doctorate Research Associate at the University of Massachusetts, Professor at Mount Holyoke College, and Johns Hopkins University Department of Psychiatry, and Program Director of Behavior Analysis and Special Education at Endicott College. He is a licensed psychologist in New York and Massachusetts. Dr. Zane serves on the Executive Board of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, the international organization that represents the field of behavior analysis. He is also a member of the Scientific Council of the Organization of Autism Research, a group that raises money to fund innovative research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. For the past three years, Dr. Zane has been the President of the Ethics Special Interest Group of the International Association for Behavior Analysis. Dr. Zane has published in various journals and books, presented at regional, national, and international conferences. His research interests include teacher training, staff development, evidenced-based practice in autism, and the philosophy of science and radical behaviorism.

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