Adel Najdowski, PhD, BCBA-D

Adel Najdowski, PhD, BCBA-D

Oak Park, CA
(term ends August 2023)

Adel Najdowski, Ph.D., BCBA-D is an Associate Professor and the Founder and Director of the Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program at Pepperdine University as well as the Director of Research at Halo Behavioral Health. Dr. Najdowski has over 40 publications including her books, Flexible and Focused! Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders and A Workbook of Ethical Case Scenarios in Applied Behavior Analysis.

She currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and has previously served for Behavior Analysis in Practice and as a Guest Editor for a special issue in Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. She currently serves on the board of directors for the California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA) and the disciplinary review committee (DRC) for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). Her research interests include teaching higher-order skills to children with autism. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and on radio and web-based shows.