Dr. Jennifer Bruzek

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

Contact

301 Sparkman Drive
Roberts Hall
Room 306
Huntsville, AL 35899
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256.824.6232
jennifer.bruzek@uah.edu

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Bruzek's Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • NRSA Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Vanderbilt University, 2007-2009
  • Ph.D., Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas, 2007
  • M.Ed., Applied Behavior Analysis, Temple University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Temple University, 1998

Honors & Awards

  • 2020 New Faculty Research Award, "Teaching Young Children How to Approach Dogs Safely Using Behavioral Skills Training", $10,000
  • 2020 Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services Office of Special Education Programs, "Specialized Partnership in Education Curricula in Applied Learning" (Project SPECIAL), unfunded
  • 2019-2024 Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services Office of Special Education Programs, "Visual Impairment and Applied Behavior Learning Experiences" (Project VIABLE), $1,029,438
  • 2015-2017 University Travel and Self-Improvement Grant, Jacksonville State University, $3000
  • 2017 Faculty Research Award, Jacksonville State University
  • 2015 Faculty Research Grant, Jacksonville State University Faculty Research Committee, $2500
  • 2004-2006 Travel Grant, Graduate School, University of Kansas, $2000

Affiliations

  • 1999-present Association for Behavior Analysis International
  • 2014-present Association of Professional Behavior Analysts
  • 2014-present Alabama Association for Behavior Analysis
  • 2007-2014 Tennessee Association for Behavior Analysis
  • 2004-2007 Kansas Association for Behavior Analysis
  • 2002-2004 Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis
  • 2001-2002 European Analysis of Behavior Group
  • 1999-2001 Delaware Valley Association for Behavior Analysis

Recent Publications

  • Drossel, C., Bruzek, J., & VanPutten, R. (in press). Behavioral gerontology. In A. Maragakis, C. Drossel, & T. Waltz (Eds.), Applications of behavior analysis in healthcare and beyond. Springer.
  • Bruzek, J.L. and Bayles, M. (2020). Antecedent Interventions. In S. Hupp and J. Jewell (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of child and adolescent development. New York: Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119171492.wecad079
  • May, M. E., Kennedy, C. H., & Bruzek, J. L.(2012). Stereotypic behavior disorder. Handbook of evidence-based practice in clinical psychology, Volume 1: Child and adolescent disorders (pp. 455-476). New York: Wiley & Sons.
  • May, M. E., Kennedy, C. H., & Bruzek, J. L. (2012). Stereotypic behavior disorder. Handbook of evidence-based practice in clinical psychology, Volume I: Child and adolescent disorders (pp. 455-476). New York: Wiley & Sons.
  • McPheeters, M. L., Warren, Z., Sathe, N., Bruzek, J. L., Krishnaswami, S., Jerome, R. N., & Veenstra-VanderWeele, J. (2011). A systematic review of medical treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics, 127(5), e1312-e1321.
  • Thompson, R. H., Bruzek, J. L., & Cotnoir-Bichelman, N. M. (2011). The role of negative reinforcement in infant caregiving: An experimental simulation. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44(2), 295-304.
  • Warren, Z., Veenstra-VanderWeele, J., Stone, W., Bruzek, J. L., Nahmias, A. S., Foss-Feig, J. H., & McPheeters, M. L. (2011). Therapies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 26 (Prepared by the Vanderbilt Evidence-Based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2007-10065-I). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
  • Bruzek, J. L., Thompson, R. H., & Peters, L.(2009). Resurgence of infant caregiving responses. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior,92(3), 327-43.