Dr. Meghan Deshais

Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Psychology
Office: Nelson

Meghan A. Deshais, Ph.D., BCBA-D is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. She earned her doctorate in the experimental analysis of behavior from the University of Florida in 2018. Prior to joining the faculty at Rutgers, she was an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and a clinical supervisor at the Center for Autism and ABA at Caldwell University. She has held clinical positions at a variety of programs for children with developmental disabilities including the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the New York Center for Autism Charter School. Her research interests include establishing critical skills in children with disabilities, group contingencies, and the application of behavior analysis to novel areas. She serves on the board of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, has published research in a number of peer-reviewed journals, and has co-authored several textbook chapters.