- 1994 Ph.D. The University of Iowa Special Education
- 1991 M.A. The University of Iowa Special Education
- 1987 B.A. The University of Iowa Elementary Education & Special Education
Stephanie M. Peterson, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is Professor of Psychology at Western Michigan University. She earned her doctorate in Special Education at The University of Iowa in 1994.
Her primary research interests are choice making, functional communication training, reinforcement-based interventions for children with problem behavior, and concurrent schedules of reinforcement in the treatment of severe problem behavior and in functional analysis of problem behavior. She also has interests in applications of behavior analysis to educational interventions and teacher training.
She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, is a Senior Editor for Education and Treatment of Children, and as an Associate Editor of Behavior Analysis in Practice.