Sarah Freeman, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Sarah Slocum Freeman received her undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University under Dr. Jeffrey Tiger and her PhD at the University of Florida under Dr. Timothy Vollmer. After completing her graduate training, she accepted an academic appointment at Rollins College where she helped develop a new Master’s program for individuals studying to become board certified in the Orlando area. During her years at Rollins, she assisted with curriculum development, secured placements for practicum students, taught classes, and collaborated with her students on thesis and capstone projects. This past August, Sarah relocated to the Atlanta area, starting a position as a doctoral-level behavior analyst in the Severe Behavior program at Marcus Autism Center. In this role, she oversees staff and manages cases involving the most severe presentations of problem behavior. She is dually appointed with the Emory School of Medicine as a faculty member. Her research interests focus on the assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders, specifically evaluating interventions for escape behavior.