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Cammarie Johnson

Adjunct Faculty | Director of Education (NECC)
B.A., Psychology and English, Pitzer College, Claremont Colleges
M.A., Northeastern University
Ph.D., Western New England University
Office: NECC Autism Institute 706A
508-481-1015 x 3138

I am accepting MS and PhD students.


discrimination learning

instructional design and emergent performances

preference and reinforcement

stimulus control

stimulus equivalence

functional analysis and treatment of challenging behavior


PSY-504-01 Autism and Related Disabilities

PSY 506-41 Evidence-Based Teaching


Book Chapters

Johnson, C. (In press). Choice and preference assessments. In J. L. Matson (Ed.), Handbook of ABA for Children with Autism: Clinical Guide to Assessment and Treatment. Springer Nature.

Johnson, C., & Graff, R. B. (2023). Stimulus preference assessments. In J. L. Matson (Ed.) Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis: Integrating Research into Practice. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-19964-6_21

Journal Articles

Looi, I. & Johnson, C. (2022). Examining the effects of behavioral skills training on social praise delivery in Malaysian classrooms. Journal of International Special Needs Education, 25(2), 87-97. https://doi.org/10.9782/JISNE-D-20-00055

Johnson, C., Iversen, I., Kenyon, P, Holth, P., & de Souza, D. (2020). Murray Sidman: A life of giving. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 53(3),1290-1298. https://doi.org.wne.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/jaba.718

Castelluccio, N. T., & Johnson, C. (2019). Using stimulus preference assessments to identify preferred break environments. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 52, 772-787.

Johnson, C., Meleshkevich, O., & Dube, W. V. (2014), Merging separately established stimulus classes with outcome-specific reinforcement. Journal of the Experimental Analysis Behavior, 101, 38-50. doi: 10.1002/jeab.61

Dickson, C. A., MacDonald, R. P. F., Mansfield, R., Guilhardi, P., Johnson, C., & Ahearn, W. H. (2013). Social Validation of the New England Center for Children-Core Skills Assessment. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2013, 10.1007/s10803-013-1852-5.

Steinhilber, J., & Johnson, C. (2007). The effects of brief and extended stimulus availability on preference. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 767-772.

Dudley, L.L., Johnson, C., & Barnes, R.S. (2002). Decreasing rumination using a starchy food satiation procedure. Behavioral Interventions, 17, 21-29.

Johnson, C., & Sidman, M. (1993). Conditional discrimination and equivalence relations: Control by negative stimuli. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 59, 333-347.