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Michele Wallace, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor
Online Psychology Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Dr. Michele Wallace earned her doctorate from the University of Florida in 2000 in experimental analysis of behavior. She is a professor and the ABA program coordinator at California State University, Los Angeles.

Dr. Wallace has served on the board of editors for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and is a current member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and the California Association for Behavior Analysis. She has been a board-certified behavior analyst in Florida since 1993 and a national board-certified behavior analyst since 2000. She provides consultation locally, across the United States, and internationally.

Dr. Wallace is co-author of a premier textbook in behavior analysis, Behavior Analysis for Lasting Change, and is the first author of the RBT textbook Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis for Behavior Technicians and Other Practitioners. She has over 13 publications and 34 co-authored publications, and has presented over 300 presentations. Her current research interests are related to the refinement of assessment and treatment methodologies with respect to behavior problems, parent and staff training, the acquisition of verbal behavior, and real-world application of applied behavior analysis.



  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • M.S., University of Florida
  • B.A., Florida International University