Mary E. McDonald, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA

Mary E. McDonald, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA


Mary E. McDonald, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA is a Professor in the the Special Education Department at Hofstra University where she directs the advanced certificate program in Applied Behavior Analysis. Dr. McDonald completed her Ph.D. in Learning Theory at the CUNY Graduate Center and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral Level and a licensed behavior analyst. She serves as the Associate Executive Director for Eden II’s Genesis Program where she supervises clinical work and research with individuals with autism using applied behavior analysis methodology. She continues to serve the community by serving on advisory boards, presenting nationally and publishing chapters and articles on topics related to intervention for individuals with ASD.