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.

Executive Council



Past President

M. Christopher Newland

Auburn University


Kent Johnson

Morningside Academy


Mark Galizio
University of North Carolina Wilmington


Applied Representative
Alice Shillingsburg
Munroe-Meyer Institute, UNMC

Experimental Representative
Mark Reilly
Central Michigan University

International Representative
Marcelo Benvenuti
University of São Paulo

At-Large Representative
Jomella Watson-Thompson
University of Kansas

At-Large Representative
Mitch Fryling
California State University, Los Angeles

Past Student Representative
Rita Olla
University of Nevada, Reno

Student Representative
Ky’Aria Moses
Western Michigan University

Student Representative-Elect
Madison Imler
University of Missouri

Chief Executive Officer/Secretary-Treasurer

Malott Maria

Maria E. Malott
Association for Behavior Analysis International


Committees Reporting to the Executive Council


Fellows Committee


Finance Committee


Full Member Nomination Committee


Student Member Nomination Committee


Modifed by Eddie Soh