Jeanne Donaldson, Associate Professor

Dr. Donaldson Photo Office: 214 Audubon Hall

Department of Psychology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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Dr. Donaldson will be accepting new students for Fall 2024. 

Research Interests

Jeanne Donaldson earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Florida and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership at Texas Tech University. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University. Her research focuses on solving problems common in early childhood and assessing child and adult (typically teacher) preference for interventions. She was the 2018 recipient of the B. F. Skinner Foundation New Applied Researcher Award from APA Division 25. She is currently an Associate Editor at the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. Dr. Donaldson is a BCBA-D and Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Louisiana.


  • 2012-2013, Postdoctoral, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • 2011, PhD, Psychology, University of Florida
  • 2008, MS, Applied Behavior Analysis, Florida Institute of Technology
  • 2006, BS, Psychology, University of Florida

Professional Credentials

2017-present, Licensed Behavior Analyst, Louisiana, #L-187

2013-present, Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral, #1-08-4320

2008-2013, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, #1-08-4320

Representative Publications

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