John Borgen

Department / Division

  • Applied Behavior Analysis Faculty


  • Assistant Professor




  • 508 Allen Hall

Dr. John G. Borgen Curriculum Vitae


  • B.S., University of Minnesota, Child Psychology
  • M.S., Marquette University, Clinical Psychology
  • Psy.D., Nova Southeastern University, Clinical Psychology
  • Post-doctorate, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine/Kennedy Kreiger Institute, Department of Behavioral Psychology - Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Feeding Disorders
  • Severe Behavior Disorders
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Military and Veterans
  • Mindfulness in Education
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Organizational Behavior Management
  • Dog Training

Courses Taught

  • Legal & Ethical Issues in ABA
  • Single Subject Design

Selected Publications

  • Borgen, J. G., Mace, F. C., Shamlian, K., Cavanaugh, B. M., Lit, K. R., O'Brien, H., Trauschke, S. L. (2017). A method to establish stimulus control and compliance with instructions. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50, 834-842. doi: 10.1002/jaba.419
  • Girolami, P. A., & Borgen, J. G. (2018) Feeding. In Hupp, S. (Ed.), Child and adolescent psychotherapy: Components for evidence-based treatments for youth and their parents (pp. 208-223). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Association for Behavioral Analysis International (ABAI), Active Member
  • Association for Behavior Analysis International, Behavior Analysis in Military and Veterans' Issues Special Interest Group
  • Association for Contextual Behavior Analysis (ACBS), Active Member
  • Association for Contextual Behavior Analysis, ACT for Military Special Interest Group
  • Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, Active Member

Certifications and Licensures

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral (BCBA-D)