MACK BURKE
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Office#: 648 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4225
Office Phone: (979) 845-4619
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Primary Emphasis Area: Special Education
Vita: View Document
Research Interests
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Integrated Academic and Behavioral Approaches
Learning and Behavior Problems
Positive Behavior Support
Universal Screening and Response to Intervention
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Hintz, A. M., Paal, M., Krull, J., Casale, G. & Burke, M. D. (in press). Inclusionary reform and Positive Behavior Support: Implications for the German school system. In S. L. Goei & R. L. de Pry (Eds.), School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in Europe: Developments, Concepts, Research, and Practices. London: Taylor & Francis (In Press)

2. Rispoli, M., Zaini, S., Mason, R., Brodhead, M., & Burke, M. D., & Gregori, E. (2017). A systematic review of teacher self-monitoring on implementation of behavioral practices. Teaching and Teacher Education, 63, 58-72

3. Ninci, J., Rispoli, M., Burke, M. D., & Neely, L. C. (2017). Embedding Interests of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Quality Review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-14.

4. Clemens, N., Lai, M. H.C., Burke, M. D., Wu J. (2017). Interrelations of growth in letter naming and sound fluency in kindergarten and implications for subsequent reading fluency. School Psychology Review, School Psychology Review, 46, 272-287.

5. Gunke, M., Sperling, M. & Burke (2017). The Impact of Explicit Timing, Immediate Feedback, and Positive Reinforcement on the Writing Outcomes of Academically and Behaviorally Struggling Fifth-Grade Students, Insights into Learning Disabilities, 14, 135-153.

6. Hutchins, N., Burke, M. D., Hatton, H., & Bowman-Perrott, L. (2016). Social skills interventions for students with challenging behavior: Evaluating the quality of the evidence base. Remedial and Special Education. doi: 10.1177/0741932516646080

7. Bowman-Perrott, L., Burke, M. D., *de Marin, S., *Zhang, N., & Davis, H. (2015). A meta-analysis of single-case research on behavior contracts: Effects on behavioral and academic outcomes among children and youth. Behavior Modification, 39, 247-269 *

8. Heath, A. K., Ganz, J. B., Parker, R., Burke, M., & *Ninci, J. (2015). A meta-analytic review of functional communication training across mode of communication, age, and disability. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2, 155-166 *

9. Rispoli, M., *Ninci, J., Burke, M. D., *Zaini, S., *Hatton, H., & *Sanchez, L. (2015). Evaluating the accuracy of results for teacher implemented trial-based functional analyses. Behavior Modification, 39, 627-653 *

10. Burke, M.D., Rispoli, M. Clemens, N., Lee Y., *Sanchez, L. & *Hatton, H. (2015). Integrating universal behavioral screening within program-wide wide positive behavioral interventions and supports. Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions, 1-12 *

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Preparing Academic and Behavioral Scholars for Higher Education. (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2014/01/01 - 2018/12/31
Total Funding: 1,249,470.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Amy Heath (Spring, 2012), Ph.D.
Rose Ann Mason (Spring, 2012), Ph.D.
Nancy Hutchins (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Heather Hatton (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Jennifer M. Ninci (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Samar Jameel Zaini (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Nan Zhang (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Celal Perihan (Summer, 2018), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Consulting Editor (2017 - ). Behavior Modification

Consulting Editor (2016 - ). School Psychology Review

Assoc Editor (2014 - ). Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions

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