Dr. Corina Jimenez-Gomez, BCBA-D is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Auburn University and Director of the Center for Autism Research, Treatment, and Training (CARTT). Her current professional interests include translational and applied research in the areas of behavioral variability, choice and behavioral persistence, early intervention and naturalistic interventions, generative instruction, caregiver and staff training, and cultural competence.

Dr. Christopher Podlesnik, BCBA-D is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Auburn University. His current research interests mainly involve understanding the role of fundamental learning processes in behavioral persistence, relapse, and conditional discrimination, with an emphasis on translational research.


Doctoral students

Carolyn Ritchey, M.S., BCBA

Carla Martinez-Perez, B.S.

Master's students

Jordan DeVries, B.S.

Cecelia Drummond, B.S.

Aliya Yagafarova, B.S.



Kristin Albert, M.S., BCBA

Abigail Blackman, M.S., BCBA

Stephanie Brand, M.S., BCBA

Ronald Clark, M.S., BCBA

Becca Fire, M.S., BCBA

Melinda Galbato, M.S., BCBA

Katie Haggerty, M.S., BCBA

Courtney Hannula, M.S., BCBA

Thuong Ho, M.S., BCBA

Madeleine Keevy, Ph.D., BCBA

Ashley Liggett, M.S., BCBA

Kacie McGarry, M.S., BCBA

Basak Topcuoglu, M.S., BCBA

Jessebelle Pichardo, M.S., BCBA

Kelsey Purcell, M.S., BCBA

Tiara Putri, M.S., BCBA

Sandhya Rajagopal, Ph.D., BCBA

Samuel Shvarts, M.S., BCBA

Jamie Villegas, M.S., BCBA

Weizhi Wu, M.S., BCBA

Hope Dabney, M.S., BCBA

Lydia Lindsey, M.S., BCBA

Lauren Nordberg, M.S., BCBA

Carolyn Syzonenko, M.S., BCBA