College of Education, Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research
Dr. Amanda Bosch is a visiting assistant professor in the College of Education in the special education program and a postdoctoral research fellow in the Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research. Her research interests include:
- the assessment and treatment of problematic behavior in children
- habits and repetitive behavior in all populations
- feeding disorders in children
Professor Bosch plans to continue her research line that evaluates commonly used but scientifically untested treatments for autism (such as the weighted vest) at Texas Tech. She also plans to continue her research line on repetitive behavior in typically functioning adults and developmentally disabled individuals. Professor Bosch has more than 10 years of experience in the field of behavior analysis and has conducted research in many areas within this field.
She will be co-teaching a course on grant writing in spring 2012.
Professor Bosch received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2002 and her Master of Science in clinical psychology, with an emphasis on behavior analysis, from North Dakota State University in 2006. She completed her Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis from the University of Florida.