Jesus Rosales-Ruiz

Jesús Rosales-Ruiz, Ph.D.
Review Board

Department of Behavior Analysis
360B Chilton
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas  76203
(940) 565-2559

e-mail: Rosales@SCS.UNT.EDU

Educational History

Ph.D., Developmental and Child Psychology/Behavior Analysis May 1995
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas
Dissertation:  "Verbs as instructional stimuli in the control of stimulus-equivalence effects" 
Advisor:  Donald M. Baer, Ph.D.

M.A., Human Development and Family Life 1983
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas
Thesis:  "A method for displaying visual discrimination and generalization within complex stimulus control" 
Advisor:  Donald M. Baer, Ph.D.

Licenciado en Psicología (B.A. Psychology) 1979
Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí
San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.  México
Thesis:  "An analysis of the choice of positive consequences by preschool and retarded children" 
Advisors:  Bonnie Jane Miller, M.A. & Fernando Zarmiento, M.A.

Academic Recognition

Thesis:  Honors Distinction    
Licenciado en Psicología 1979

Academic Scholarships
National Council of Science and Technology, México 1984 - 1986
National Council of Science and Technology, México 1980 - 1982

Professional Experience

Acting Director: Spring 2004 - Present
B. Barrett Neuro-Operant Relations Lab
University of North Texas, Department of Behavior Analysis

Associate Professor: Spring 2001 - Present
University of North Texas, Department of Behavior Analysis

Joint Appointment: Fall  2001 - Present
University of North Texas, School of Library and Information Science

Autism Private Consultant for Services in Autism: Summer 2001 - Present
Dallas/Forth Worth Metroplex, Texas

Assistant Professor: (tenure track Fall 1995) Fall 1994 - Spring 2001
University of North Texas, Department of Behavior Analysis

Program Project: "Communication of people with mental retardation" (Audience control and self-instruction components).
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, HD18955-06-9.
Supervisor:  Donald M. Baer, Ph.D.
Project Coordinator 1991 to 1994
Responsibilities:  Research design, data analysis and reduction, research supervision, computer programming, staff training, manuscript preparation, progress report and staff hiring.
Research Assistant 1985 - 1991
Responsibilities:  Research design and implementation, manuscript preparation.

Teaching Assistant 1987 to 1994
Human Development and Family Life 965:  Evaluation and dissemination of scientific research
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas
Supervisor:  Donald M. Baer, Ph.D.
Responsibilities:  Discussion leader.

Thesis Advising 1987 to 1994
Human Development and Family Life
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas
Supervisors: D. M. Baer, Ph.D., D. Born, Ph.D., and J. M. LeBlanc, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Supervision of the design, implementation and report of four M.A. thesis research projects.

In-Home Teacher 1990 - 1991
Private residence of client
Lawrence, Kansas
Supervisors: James A. Sherman, Ph.D. and Jan Sheldon, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Designed and implemented daily living, communication, and behavior management teaching programs for a young man with autism and developmental disabilities; consulted with job coach on effective teaching strategies in the work place.

Teaching Assistant 1985
Human Development and Family Life 803:  Experimental Child Study
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas
Supervisor: Donald M. Baer, Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Testing and feedback.

Research Assistant 1982
CORE Grant, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Bureau of Child Research  HD 002528
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas
Supervisor:  Donald M. Baer, Ph.D.
Responsibilities:  Research design and implementation, manuscript preparation.

Professor 1978 - 1980, 1983
School of Psychology, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí
San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.  México
Course: Applied laboratory in behavior modification.

Thesis advising 1983
School of Psychology, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí
San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.  México
Jorge Parra & Fransisco Javier Garcia Espinoza (1985, June).  Aplicación de la gráfica de aceleración conductual standard, en el análisis y solución de problemas de salud, higiene y dotación de ropa en una guardería pública.  (The use of the Standard Celeration Chart to analyze and solve health, hygiene and clothing problems in a public day-care).

Director 1978 - 1980
Centro Educativo "El País de las Maravillas"
Applied Laboratory of the School of Psychology
Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí
San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.  México
Responsibilities: Overall functioning of a school for 20 students with retardation and 60 typical students from 4 to 12-years-old. 


Teaching Assistant 1975 - 1977
Applied Laboratory in Behavior Modification
School of Psychology, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, México
Supervisor: Bonnie Jane Miller, M.A. and Fernando Zarmiento, M.A.
Responsibilities: Program development for students with retardation and supervision of practicum students.  Supervision of 20 practicum undergraduate students.

Animal Laboratory Assistant 1974
Basic Operant Laboratory
School of Psychology, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, México
Supervisor: Jaime Vargas, Licenciado.
Responsibilities: Care of the laboratory animals and equipment, and guidance and supervision of students exercises.

Professional Activities

Outside dissertation reviewer for the Department
of Psychology at the University of Texas in Arlington. Fall 2004 
SCS Personnel Appraisal Committee Fall 2002 - Present
Outside dissertation reviewer for the Department
of Psychology at Murdoch University in Australia. Spring 2001 
Human Rights Reviewer: DFW Center for Autism. Fall 2001 - 2004
SCS Grievance Committee. Fall 2000 - 2003
SCS Student Services Committee. Fall 2000 - 2003
DBA Ph.D. Committee. Summer 2000 - Present
Faculty advisor for the Organization for Reinforcement
Contingencies for Animals (ORCA). Spring 2000 - Present
Faculty advisor for the Behavior Analysis Student
Association (BASA). Fall 2000 - 2002
Faculty mentor for a Ronald E. McNair scholar. Spring 2000 - Fall 2000
Co-chair, Site-visit accreditation for the Applied Behavior
Analysis Program in the Department of Psychology at
California State University, Los Angeles. Spring 2000
Consultant to Immaculate Conception Elementary School. Spring 2000
SCS Service Learning Committee. Spring 1999 - Present
Research consultant to the North Texas Autism Project. Fall 1997 - Present
SCS Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Committee. Fall 1997 - 1998
Research consultant to the Behavioral Assessment and
Technology Support Systems (BATSS) project. Fall 1996
SCS Research Committee. Fall 1994 - 1997
Member of program committee of the Developmental SIG ABA. 1992 - 1998
Member of the International Development committee, ABA. 1988 - 1989
Member of HDFL Computer Applications committee. 1987 - 1989

Editorial Activities

Editor:     

Journal of Precision Teaching and Celeration Summer 2004 - Present

Editorial Board Member:

International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy Spring 2001 - Present
European Journal of Behavior Analysis Summer 1999 - Present
Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin Summer 1999 - 2001
Behavior and Social Issues Fall 1995- Fall 2000

Invited Reviewer:

Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Fall 2004 Spring 2003
Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin Spring & Fall 1998

Grants and Contracts

Title: "B. Barrett Neuro-Operant Project: Phase I" 2004
Agency: B. Barret Endowment Fund.
Amount:  $100,000

Title: "Repertoire enhancement and development with youth" 1999
Agency: COPC - HUD.
Amount:  $1,500

Title: "Repertoire enhancement and development with youth" 1998
Agency: COPC - HUD.
Amount:  $2,000

Title: "The effects of feedback on physiological responding" 1997- 998
Agency: UNT - Research Initiation Grants Program.
Amount:  $3,550

Title: "Stimulus control over relational responding" 1996- 997
Agency: UNT - Research Initiation Grants Program.
Amount:  $3,550

Title: "Response fluency and discrimination learning" 1995 - 1996
Agency: UNT - Research Initiation Grants Program.
Amount:  $1,500

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