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Jessica Herrod

Jessica Herrod
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Teacher Education,
Patton Hall 309B

Dr. Jessica Herrod holds the B.S.Ed. in Special Education, the M.Ed. in Special Education, and the Ph.D. in Special Education all with an emphasis in adapted curriculum from the University of Georgia. Additionally, Dr. Herrod is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level. Dr. Herrod’s areas of expertise include evidence-based methods when working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, specifically in the areas of academic instruction, communication acquisition, and reduction of challenging behaviors. Dr. Herrod has experience as a special education teacher, a behavioral consultant, and a clinical supervisor. Dr. Herrod teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the special education program focusing on methods of instruction and behavioral interventions when working with individuals with moderate to intensive needs.

Most Recent Publications

Herrod, J. L., Snyder, S. K., Hart, J. B., Frantz, S. J., & Ayres, K. M. (2022). Applications of the Premack principle: A review of the literature. Behavior Modification.

Trump, C., Herrod, J. L., Ayres, K., Ringdahl, J., Best, L. (2021). Behavior momentum theory and humans: A review of the literature. The Psychological Record, 71, 71-83.