Faculty & Staff

Professor Gary L Cates

Professor of Psychology
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Train school psychology students and conduct research in the areas of academic assessment and intervention from an applied behavior analytic perspective. Service contributions are consistent with my research/teaching interests.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • PSY 421.Sec 001 Advanced Behavior Modification
  • PSY 590.02Sec 008 Advanced Practicum Assessment
  • PSY 590.04Sec 008 Advanced Practicum Consultation/Program Evaluation
  • PSY 590.01Sec 008 Advanced Practicum Intervention
  • PSY 590.03Sec 008 Advanced Practicum Supervision
  • PSY 390.Sec 008 Advanced Research Apprenticeship
  • PSY 402.Sec 008 Applied Research Experience In School Psychology
  • PSY 599.Sec 008 Doctoral Research In Psychology
  • PSY 499.Sec 008 Independent Research For The Masters Thesis
  • PSY 436.04Sec 001 Practicum:Psychoeducational Assessment
  • PSY 290.Sec 008 Special Projects:Research Apprenticeship
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Behavior Analysis, Academic Assessment and Intervention, Assessment/Intervention Practicum
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Behavior Analysis in Educational Settings, Curriculum Based Measurement, Response to Intervention, Intervention Efficiency and Effectiveness, Choice Responding, Academic Assessment and Intervention.
  • BS Psychology
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Marie, Michigan
  • MS Educational Psychology
  • Mississippi State University
  • Mississippi State, Mississippi
  • Ph D Educational/School Psychology
  • Mississippi State University
  • Mississippi State, Mississippi
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Cates, G.L. , Blum, C., & Swerdlik, M.E. (2011). Effective RTI Training and Practices: Helping School and District Teams Improve Academic Performance and Social Behavior. Champaign, IL: Research Press. 

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