Assistant Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis
About Jennifer Cullen
Dr. Cullen is Director of Operations and Clinical Services at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder on campus. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and was previously a special education teacher in Ohio and the Czech Republic. She obtained her PhD in Special Education/ABA from The Ohio State University. Her research focuses on utilizing technology in promoting successful acquisition and independence of skills and improving postschool outcomes and quality of life for individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities. Specific research projects have included the implementation of video supports to help young adults with autism and intellectual disabilities in learning new employment tasks, utilization of assistive technology for communication and academic skills by individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities, and identification of needs and supports for college students with autism. She is also interested in the development and research of effective, interactive instruction for online classes. She is on the editorial board for the journal Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals and the executive board of the CEC Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Individuals.
Ph.D. The Ohio State University Special Education and ABA
M.Ed University of Dayton Special Education
B.S. Lee University Human Development; Intercultural Studies
Cullen, J. M., Alber-Morgan, S. R., Simmons-Reed, E. A., & Izzo, M. V. (2017). Effects of self-directed video prompting using iPads on the vocational task completion of young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 46, 361-375.
Joseph, L. Alber-Morgan, S. R., Cullen, J. M., & Rouse, C. (2016). The effects of self- questioning on reading comprehension: A literature review. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 32, 152-173 .
Cullen, J. M., & Alber-Morgan, S. R. (2015). Technology-mediated self-prompting of daily living skills for adolescents and adults with disabilities: A review of the literature. Education & Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 50, 43-55.
Cullen, J. M., Alber-Morgan, S. R., Schnell, S. T., & Wheaton, J. E. (2014). Improving reading skills of students with disabilities using Headsprout Comprehension. Remedial and Special Education, 35, 356-365.