Texas Tech University

Stacy Carter, Ph.D.

Special Education

Email: stacy.carter@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-3343

Office: Education 222

Stacy Carter is a Professor in the Special Education Program in the College of Education. Dr. Carter received his M.A. Degree in Special Education from Tennessee Technological University and his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in School Psychology from Mississippi State University which was accredited by both the National Association for School Psychologists and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Carter is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Dr. Carter is also a licensed special education teacher and a licensed specialist in school psychology. Dr. Carter has over 20 years of experience working as a Behavior Analyst in developmental centers, psychiatric hospitals, community living situations, and school settings.



  • Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Emphasis in School Psychology, Mississippi State University, NASP Accredited, & APA Accredited School Psychology Program

Areas of Expertise

  • Social Validity
  • Treatment Acceptability
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Developmental Disabilities

Selected Publications

Mayton, M. R., Carter, S. L., & Wheeler, J. J. (2014). Intrusiveness of behavioral treatments for adults with intellectual disability. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 54-61.

Mayton, M. R., Carter, S. L., Zhang, J., Wheeler, J. J. (2014). Intrusiveness of behavioral treatments for children with autism and developmental disabilities: An initial investigation. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 49, 92-101.

Carter, S. L., Wong, C., Mayton, M. R. (2013). Enhancing foreign language competency using the cover, copy, compare technique: An exploratory evaluation. Education and Treatment of Children, 36, 105-116.

Mayton, M. R., Menendez, A., Wheeler, J. J., Carter, S. L., Chitiyo. M. (2013). An analysis of Social StoriesTM research using an evidence-based practice model. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 13, 208-217.

Carter, S. L. (2010). A comparison of various forms of reinforcement with and without extinction as treatment for escape-maintained problem behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 543-546.