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Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology


Dr. Yulema Cruz received an PhD in Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Nova Southeastern University. She is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral with 20 years of experience in the field. Her academic interests include ethics and supervision in ABA, the latter of which was the topic of her dissertation. Asides from teaching graduate level courses as an adjunct both in English and in Spanish, Dr. Cruz is an ABA consultant and supervisor. Additionally, she works in the development of supervision systems, and the dissemination of ABA to other countries and languages. Dr. Cruz also provides ethical advice in the area of supervision as part of the international As FABA’s past President, she is a member of the Program Committee, and co-chairs the Legislative and Political Action Committee.