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Masters students in Applied Behavioral Analysis, and doctoral students from the School Psychology and Counseling Psychology programs at Ball State University participate on our research team. We have student collaborators both nationally and internationally. Undergraduate students also have research opportunities. If you are a student who is interested in our work, we encourage you to contact us here.

Qianhan Xiong is a master’s student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Ball State University. She completed a master’s degree in Educational Neuroscience at Birkbeck, University of London. Her research interests include social skill interventions for individuals with autism and social cognitive development in children and adolescents.

Natalie Morehouse is a Special Education Ph.D. student with over 10 years of experience in the world of Disability support and advocacy. She holds a B.S. in Special Education and English as well as an M.Ed. in Special Education and Behavior Studies. She started her career as a direct support professional and has worked as a Special Education teacher in Life Skills, Functional Academics, and Behavior Support settings. She has worked with a diverse group of clients ranging from 3 years of age to 65+ and has experience with all 13 disability categories identified in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Natalie is currently a behavior consultant and is extremely passionate about helping individuals with disabilities find the support and appreciation that they need in order to thrive. 

Esther Nsiah, or Estie, is a graduate student from Ghana, a beautiful country in West Africa, where she completed primary, secondary, and undergraduate education. Currently, she is pursuing her graduate degree at Ball State University. Engaging with her community is something she is passionate about, so she actively participates in student voluntary services on campus, primarily assisting the elderly and physically challenged members of the community. In her free time, she enjoys singing, dancing, reading, and watching movies.