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Mark Samudre, Ph.D., BCBA

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Educational Studies
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-2922
Office: Wardlaw 235-H
Mark Samudre, Ph.D.


Mark Samudre earned his Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Kentucky, his M.Ed. in Special Education from Regent University, and his B.S. in English from Radford University. Samudre is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.

Background and Areas of Research

Mark Samudre is an Assistant Professor of Special Education in the Department of Educational Studies. Samudre is also a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D. at the University of Kentucky, Samudre was an elementary special education teacher of students with emotional and behavioral disorders in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. His research involves teacher preparation and professional development. Specifically, his research is focused on identifying ways to effectively and efficiently prepare pre- and in-service general education teachers to respond to and manage challenging student behaviors. Alongside that, Samudre is interested in engaging general education teachers in the functional behavior assessment process. He is also interested in facilitating generalization during practitioner training.

Areas of Expertise

Applied behavior analysis, behavior management, behavioral assessment, practitioner training

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