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Ph. D. University of Kansas
M. A. University of Kansas
B. A. (Hons) University of Western Australia
Scholarly Interests/Research Topics
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Evidence-based early interventions for children with attention and learning challenges across a range of neurodevelopmental and disruptive behavior disorders including:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Teacher Child Interaction Therapy (TCIT)
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (VA, WV, FL)
Licensed Behavior Analyst (VA)
More than 6000 citations of his work captured by Google Scholar in academic publications.
Recognized as one of the world’s top 50 most productive researchers in behavior analysis and therapy, 1974-1994. (The Behavior Therapist, 1996)
In 2016, the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior presented the Third Annual Seminal Article Award for articles published in the 48-year history of their signature Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis to the Stokes and Baer (1977) article “An implicit technology of generalization.”
In 2016, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies republished 15 seminal papers from the 47-year history of their signature journal, Behavior Therapy, and included the article written by Stokes and Osnes (1989), “An operant pursuit of generalization.”
In 2017, Dr. Stokes was selected as a Fulbright Scholar for Georgia-Sakartvelo at Ilia Chavchavadze State University, Tbilisi. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.