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

Associate Professor, Program Director, Positive Behavior Support-Nevada
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Dr. Ashley Greenwald is a Licensed Behavior Analyst and an Associate Research Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is the Project Director and Principal Investigator of the Nevada Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Technical Assistance Center, located within the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities. 

Dr. Greenwald manages and oversees eight grant funded projects as well as dozens of University employees. In her role, she directs numerous service-based statewide projects, which, under her leadership, have grown from a collective operating budget of $340,000 to over $2 million per year. The programs Dr. Greenwald has envisioned, created, and funds include the Multi-tiered Systems of Support Project funded through the Nevada Department of Education, the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports which provides services for 10 Nevada school districts and state-run juvenile facilities, as well as direct behavioral support services for children with disabilities and dual diagnosis. Cumulatively, these projects support and serve nearly 200 organizations throughout Nevada. The impact and reach of her leadership and projects extend to at least 175,000 individuals throughout Nevada each year.

Dr. Greenwald’s research interests include parent and caregiver training, behavioral medicine, and behavioral systems change. She has received and managed more than $19 million in grant funds to support these efforts. 


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