Ashley Greenwald, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA

Associate Professor, Program Director, Positive Behavior Support-Nevada
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Ashley Greenwald is a Licensed Behavior Analyst and an Associate Research Professor at the University. Greenwald is the Project Director/Principal Investigator at the Nevada Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Technical Assistance Center, located within the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities. In her role, she oversees the statewide Multi-tiered Systems of Support project funded through the Nevada Department of Education, oversees the implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in 10 Nevada school districts and state-run juvenile facilities, and provides and directs behavioral support services for children with disabilities and dual diagnoses around the state.

Greenwald has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst for over 10 years and her experience includes implementing intensive early intervention programs for children with autism, utilizing organizational behavior management strategies to improve systems and staff performance, conducting functional analyses, consulting with families of individuals with developmental disabilities and neurocognitive disorders, and installing multi-tiered behavior frameworks in schools and other organizations. Ashley has been an invited speaker at national, international and regional conferences and has received over $14 million in state and federal grants funds to conduct her work. Greenwald has authored numerous peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters and gave a TED Talk on her research in January of 2017.

Her current research interests include systems development and analyses in schools and organizations, service delivery models for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental health disorders, applications of technology within behavioral medicine, and maternal healthcare.

Curriculum Vitae


  • B.A., University of Florida
  • M.A., University of Nevada, Reno
  • Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno