- Lecturer for the KU Online Applied Behavioral Science Program
Dr. Jonathan Miller is a lecturer for the Online Applied Behavioral Science Program in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas. He earned his BS in Psychology at the University of Florida in 2006, where he subsequently completed one year of post-baccalaureate studies. He earned his MA in Psychology with a focus in applied behavior analysis at the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2009. Dr. Miller received his PhD in Behavioral Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2013 and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Behavioral Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is a doctoral-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 10 years of experience designing and implementing behavior change programs for a number of populations, including children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and typically developing children and adolescents, in order to address a range of behavioral excesses and deficits such as severe problem behavior and maladaptive lifestyle behaviors. Dr. Miller has published research in a number of behavior analytic journals including the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. His recent research focuses on the translation of behavior analytic and behavioral economic approaches to obesity and examines the role of maladaptive reinforcement sensitivities and contingencies in the development and maintenance of obesity.