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Daniel Gadke

Assistant Professor for School Psychology
Email: Dr. Gadke
Telephone: (662) 325-3312
Office: 547 Allen Hall
Curriculum Vitae


  • B.S., Illinois State University, Psychology
  • M.S., Illinois State University, Psychology
  • Ph.D., Illinois State University, School Psychology
  • Post-doctorate, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine/Kennedy Kreiger Institute, Department of Behavioral Psychology - Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Clinic

Research Interests

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (and related disorders)
  • Severe and Disruptive behaviors in children with developmental disabilities
  • Academic/Behavior Interventions
  • Response-to-Intervention

Courses Taught

  • Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
  • Advanced Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
  • Academic Assessment and Intervention
  • Single Subject Design
  • Clinical Practicum in School Psychology

Selected Publications

  • Smith, H. M., Gadke, D. L., Stratton, K. K., Ripple, H. E., & Reisnener, C. D., (in press). Providing noncontigent access to music in addition to escape extinction as a treatment for liquid refusal in a child with autism. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice xx(x).
  • Wu, S., & Gadke, D. L., (in press). Improving oral reading fluency in elementary school children: Comparing the effectiveness of repeated readings and video self-modeling. School Psychology Forum: Research in Practice xx(x).
  • Ripple, H. E., Gadke, D. L., Stratton, K. K., Clarke, A., White, M., & Capella, J. (in press). Providing a multi-tiered system of support to college students with ASD. The School Psychologist xx(x).
  • Morton, R. M., & Gadke, D. L., (2017). A comparison of math cover, copy, compare intervention procedures for children with autism spectrum disorder. Behavior Analysis in Practice xx(x). online first. 1-5. DOI 10.1007/s40617-017-0181-0
  • Stratton, K. K., & Gadke, D. L., (2016). Becoming a BACB Approved Course Sequence School Psychology Program. Communique 45(4).

Selected Presentations

  • Stratton, K. K. & Gadke, D. L. (2017, July). Behavior in the school setting. Paper accepted at the 13th International CHARGE Syndrome Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Gadke, D. L., & Stratton, K. K., (2017, February). Behavior interventions for severe behavioral problems. Invited mini-skills session at the Annual Convention for the National Association of School Psychologist, San Antonio, TX.
  • Ripple, H. E., Sidwell, M. D. Cosgriff, A. M>, Wu, S., Tritley, J., Weseloh, A., & Gadke, D. L. (2017, March). Implementation of a pre-school life skills intervention in a clinic.

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (APA), Active Member
  • American Psychological Association Division 16 : School Psychology, Active Member
  • Association for Behavioral Analysis International (ABAI), Active Member
  • Behavior Analysts Association of Mississippi (BAAMS), Active Member - President
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Active Member
  • Trainers in School Psychology (TSP), Active Member

Certifications and Licensures

  • Licensed Psychologist, State of Mississippi
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist
  • AAAA Licensed School Psychologist, State of Mississippi
  • Licensed Psychologist, State of Maryland (inactive)