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Madison Cloud Crandall, Ph.D., BCBA

Assistant Clinical Professor, Applied Behavior Analysis

Full-Time Faculty

School of Education and Health Sciences: Counselor Education and Human Services


Email: Madison Cloud Crandall, Ph.D., BCBA
Curriculum Vitae: Read CV


  • Ph.D. in Special Education, Vanderbilt University
  • M.A. in Educational Psychology (emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis), Baylor University
  • B.A. in History, Baylor University

Courses Taught

  • EDC 523 Assessment & Intervention
  • EDC 519 Applied Behavior Analysis II

Research Interests

  • Generative language development in children with — or at risk for — developmental disabilities
  • Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions (NDBIs)

Selected Presentations and Publications

Crandall, M. (2019, November). A systematic review of matrix training for multi-word combinations for children with ASD: What do we really know? Poster presentation at the 2019 Tennessee Association for Behavior Analysis Conference. November 14-15.

Yoder, P. & Crandall, M. (2019). Rationale for blindness to treatment assignment in between-group experiments testing generalized communication and language. Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 13(4), 225-229. doi:10.1080/17489539.2019.1683948

Crandall, M. McDaniel, J., Watson, L.R, & Yoder, P. (2019). An exploratory analysis of the relationship between parent verb input and verb expressive vocabulary in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(6), 1787-1797. doi: 10.1044/2019_JSLHR-L-18-0081

Crandall, M.C., Bottema-Beutel, K., McDaniel, J., Watson, L., & Yoder, P.J. (2019). Children with autism spectrum disorder may learn from caregiver verb input better in certain engagement states. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 49(8), 3102-3112. doi: 10.1007/s10803-019-04041-w