Kelley Harrison

Kelley Harrison
  • Assistant Professor of the Practice

Contact Info

Dole Human Development Center, 4025
Dole Human Development Center, 1003


Dr. Kelley Harrison is a board certified behavior analyst who received her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in Behavioral Psychology in 2018. Following completion of her Ph.D., Kelley completed a post-doctoral fellowship with Trumpet Behavioral Health, a company that provides behavior therapy services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Presently, Kelley is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas. Kelley’s areas of expertise include the application of behavioral principles to the early childhood education setting, including inclusive classrooms and early intervention classrooms, as well as the assessment and treatment of problem behavior. Her research interests include increasing compliance with heath care routines, increasing communication for individuals with developmental disabilities, improving early childhood education practices, and improving BCBA fieldwork experience supervision in a clinical setting. Kelley also serves as the chair for the Professional Development Board for the Kansas Association for Behavior Analysis.


Dr. Harrison serves as the faculty supervisors in the Edna A. Hill Child Development Center.

Teaching interests:

  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Early childhood education and intervention
  • Early childhood curriculum development
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities education and intervention
  • Clinical management of services for individuals with disabilities
  • Service learning


Dr. Harrison serves as the chair of the Professional Development Committee for the Kansas Association of Behavior Analysis.