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Spencer B. Gauert, Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor, Applied Behavior Analysis

Full-Time Faculty

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


Email: Spencer Gauert, Ph.D.
Curriculum Vitae: Read CV


  • Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis, University of South Florida
  • M.A. in Psychology (Applied Behavior Analysis track), University of the Pacific
  • B.S. in Psychology, University of Florida

Licensures & Certifications

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Courses Taught

  • EDC 509: Consultation Ethics & Law
  • EDC 518: Applied Behavior Analysis I
  • EDC 523: Assessment & Intervention

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Behavior Analysis International
  • Florida Association for Behavior Analysis

Research Interests

  • Applications of Behavior Analytic research to education and early skills development, language development

Selected Publications & Presentations

Gauert, S. B. (2020). Understanding the role of behavior analysis in teaching. In. R. Garcia (Chair) Advancements in instructional strategies for undergraduate and graduate students in behavior analysis. Symposium at the 46th Annual Association of Applied Behavior Analysis International. Online, May 25th, 2020.

Gauert, S. B. (2018). Examination of errorless discrimination training and overcorrection to teach math skills: Acquisition and maintenance. In A. Samaha (Chair) Acquisition and Maintenance of Discrimination Skills. Symposium at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis. Bonita Springs, FL, September 12-15.

Gauert, S. B., Pangburn, S., Normand, M. P (2016). A systematic replication of B.F. Skinner’s verbal summator. In B. Devine (Chair) Basic Research on Verbal Behavior. Symposium at the 43th Annual Association of Applied Behavior Analysis International. Chicago, IL, May 27-31.

Gauert, S. B. & Samaha, A. L. (2019). A comparison of different modeling techniques to establish token reinforcers in classroom settings (Publication No. 8030) [Doctoral dissertation, University of South Florida]. Scholar Commons USF.

Gauert, S. B. (2019). The verbal summator: Modernizing and expanding on an often forgotten early project in verbal behavior. Operants, 2, 22-25. ISSN 2476-0293.