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Ph.D., M.A. (1984-1989). The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS 38677
B.A. (1980-1984). Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA 24501
2006-present, Associate Professor of Psychology (Starting Fall 2006; tenured 2010).
2003-2006, Associate Professor of Psychology --Tenured August 2005, Assistant Professor of Psychology, 8/00 - 5/03).
1996-2000, Assistant Professor of Psychology
1996 (1/96-5/96), Assistant Professor of Psychology
1994-1995 (8/94-5/95) Teacher/Head Teacher
1993-1994 (9/93-1/94) Program Director
1990-1993, Assistant Program Director 9/92 9/93, Behavior Analyst 9/90-9/91, Program Evaluation Coordinator/Behavior Analyst. 9/91-9/92.
1989-1990 (9/89 7/90), Psychologist I 12/89-7/90, Associate Psychologist 8/89-12/89
Applied Behavior Analysis
Kirkpatrick, M. A. & Groves, A. S. (2010). Verbal feedback facilitates heart rate discrimination and differentiation. European Journal of Behavior Analysis.
Kirkpatrick, M. A. & Lesser, A. D. (2010). A procedure for framing visual imagery as conditioned behavior. Journal of Behavioral Health and Medicine, 3, 196-215.
Kirkpatrick, M. A., Stant, K., Downes, S. & Gaither, L. (2008). Perceived locus of control and academic performance: Broadening the construct's applicability. Journal of College Student Development, 49, 486-496.
Post, A. R. & Kirkpatrick, M. A. (2004). Toilet training for a young boy with pervasive developmental disorder. Behavioral Interventions, 19, 45-50.
Anderson, G. & Kirkpatrick, M. A. (2002). Variable effects of a behavioral treatment package on the performance of inline roller speed skaters. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 35, 195-198.
Buck, G. H., Polloway, E. A., Kirkpatrick, M. A., Patton, J. R. & Fad, K. M. (2000). Developing Behavioral Intervention Plans: A Sequential Approach. Intervention in School and Clinic, 36, 3-9.
Fowler, S. C. & Kirkpatrick, M. A. (1989). Behavior-decrementing effects of low doses of haloperidol result from disruption in rats' control of force and duration of response. Behavioural Pharmacology, 1, 123 132.
Kirkpatrick, M. A. & Fowler, S. C. (1989). Force proportional reinforcement: Pimozide dose not reduce rats' emission of higher forces for sweeter rewards. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 32, 499 504.
Kirkpatrick, M. A. & Fowler, S. C. (1989). Operant force band differentiation by rats using two different response topographies. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 27, 52 54.
Editorial, Review and Service Activities:
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Behavioral Health and Medicine (JBHM). Behavior Analysis Online; Joe Cautilli Lead Editor and Publisher. September 2007 to December 2010.
Guest Reviewer, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA). Phil Ward, Associate Editor to Pat Friman, Editor of JABA. October, 2006.
Treasurer/Webmaster; Health, Sport and Fitness (HSF) Special Interest Group (SIG), Association for Behavior Analysis: International. May 2008-May 2009.
Consulting Editor, Remedial and Special Education. A Publication of PRO-ED Journals. Successive 3-year terms; December, 1999 to present.
Member, Board of Directors, Camp Child, PO Box 4621, Lynchburg, VA 24502. A not-for-profit, area summer educational camp for children with learning disabilities. Sept 1999-June, 2000.
Virginia Center on Aging, Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund, Peer Reviewer. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. June, 1998.
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