Distinguished Professor of Special Education
Robert Pennington PhD, BCBA-D is the Lake and Edward J Snyder, Jr. Distinguished Professor in Special Education. He has over 25 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities, their families and teachers. His primary research interests are in the application of behavior analytic principles and procedures to the development of written communication repertoires and the improvement of educational programming for students with intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder. He contributes regularly to the research and practitioner literature in both areas. Robert is passionate about both serving his community and the dissemination of research-based practice and has provided hundreds of refereed and invited presentations to researchers, practitioners, and families and has contributed as a member of numerous journal editorial and advisory boards.