Daniel L Gadke

Department / Division:

  • School Psychology Faculty


  • Department Head
  • Associate Professor of School Psychology


Email: dgadke@colled.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3312


  • 508D Allen Hall

Dr. Daniel Gadke 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

  • Foundations of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Advanced Behavior Analysis
  • Academic Assessment and Intervention
  • Single Subject Design
  • Clinical Practicum in School Psychology

Selected Publications

  • Gadke, D. L., & Drevon, D. D., (2020). Toward incorporating efficiency data in brief experimental analysis decision-making. School Psychology Review, x(x), xx-xx.

  • Fairchild, L. A., Gadke, D. L., Stratton, K. K., Mathis, E. S., & Clarke, A. B. (2020). Evaluating the influence of intraverbal topography in conditional discrimination procedures. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 50, 665-669. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-019-04275-8

  • Wu, S., Stratton, K. K., & Gadke, D. L., (2020). Maximizing repeated readings: The effects of a multicomponent reading fluency intervention for children with reading difficulties. Contemporary School Psychology, 24, 217-227. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-019-00248-x  

  • Stratton, K. K., Gadke, D. L., & Morton, R. M. (2019). Using the good behavior game with high school special education students: Comparing student and teacher selected reinforcers. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 35(2), 105-121. https://doi.org/10.1080/15377903.2018.1509920

  • Lipscomb, A. H., Anderson, M. A., & Gadke, D. L. (2018) Comparing the effects of classdojo with and without tootling intervention in a post-secondary special education classroom setting. Psychology in the Schools, 55(10). 1287-1301. https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.22185

  • Powell, M. B., & Gadke, D. L. (2018). Improving Oral Reading Fluency in Middle School Students: A Comparison of Repeated Reading and Listening Passage Preview. Psychology in the Schools, 55(10). 1274-1286. https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.22184

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)