Nina Gerencser, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Kristina R. Gerencser is an Assistant Professor at Emory University and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D) in the Language and Learning Clinic at the Marcus Autism Center. Dr. Gerencser has worked with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities in home-, center-, and school-based programs targeting both skill acquisition and the reduction of challenging behavior. Dr. Gerencser completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Marcus Autism Center in the Severe Behavior Program. She holds a doctorate degree in Disability Disciplines with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Utah State University and received her master’s in Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University. Her research interests include strategies for promoting appropriate social and play skills, increasing verbal behavior, and the development of effective training procedures to disseminate evidence-based interventions.