Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

Jovonnie Esquierdo-Leal

Esquierdo-Leal Jovonnie

University of Nevada, Reno

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Jovonnie Esquierdo-Leal received her master’s degree from California State University, Fresno (CSUF) and is currently a doctoral student, under the advisement of Dr. Houmanfar, at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). She serves as the graduate research assistant to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine as well as a graduate research assistant to the UNR Office of Diversity Initiatives. As a graduate research assistant, Jovonnie works closely with the associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion at UNR Med and the Chief Diversity Officer at UNR to create and facilitate effective practices that improve the culture of the institution. Her research interests include Behavioral Systems Analysis (BSA), verbal behavior, and leadership. Jovonnie is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).


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