Yev Veverka, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Yev Veverka, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Dr. Yev Veverka is a Behavior Analyst and Research Scientist at the University of Washington Haring Center for Inclusive Education. Yev received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota and her M.Ed. in Early Childhood Special Education at the University of Missouri. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in Early Childhood Special Education with an emphasis on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Yev's work as a Research Scientist at the Haring Center consists of projects related to early support for young children with developmental disabilities, enriching mealtimes in early learning settings, and the reform of practice of Applied Behavior Analysis. Yev also teaches courses in the ABA graduate program at the University of Washington. She co‐owns and directs Align Behavioral Solutions, a platform dedicated to demystifying the science of behavior and making it accessible to all.

Yev finds her most transformative role is that of being a mom to three children. This role has enriched Yev's understanding of child development and caregiving, especially related to mealtimes beyond her professional and academic expertise. In her free time, Yev enjoys spending time outdoors and exploring new places with her husband, three children, and two dogs.