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Ryan Speelman

About Dr. Speelman


  • Teaches an array of courses including Behavior Analysis, Learning, Development, Neuropsychology, Counseling Theories, and Research Methods.
  • Designing the Behavior Analysis Master’s Degree adhering to Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) standards and training Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA).


  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University (Behavior Analysis and Therapy)
  • M.S., Southern Illinois University
  • B.A., The Ohio State University

Courses Taught

  • PSYCH 263 Developmental Psychology
  • PSYCH 389 Research Methods in Psychology I
  • PSYCH 741 Behavior Modification
  • PSYCH 818 Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • PSYCH 830 Psychology of Learning
  • PSYCH 834 Introduction to Human Neuropsychology
  • PSYCH 859 Advanced Developmental Psychology

Research Interests

  • Gambling
  • Choice
  • Impulsivity
  • Language
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Autism
Ryan Speelman
Dr. Ryan Speelman
Associate Professor

Phone: (620) 235-4990

Office: 205A Whitesitt Hall

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