Laura Dudley


Clinical Professor; Director of Applied Behavior Analysis Programs, and Associate Chair of the Department of Applied Psychology

Applied Psychology


Laura Dudley serves as Assistant Clinical Professor and Program Director for the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at Northeastern University. She is a Doctoral-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA) who earned her MS in Applied Behavior Analysis at Northeastern University and her PhD at Simmons College.

Dr. Dudley has more than 20 years of experience in designing, developing, implementing, and monitoring quality programs for children with autism and related disabilities within public school systems.

She co-created the Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia, an online curriculum for individuals with autism that currently serves thousands of children with autism around the globe. Dr. Dudley’s research interests include experimental functional analysis of challenging behaviors, conditioned reinforcement, inclusion, and best practice in online teaching.