Kerri Peters, Ph.D.

Kerri P Peters, Ph.D., BCBA-D


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Dr. Kerri P. Peters earned her Masters degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas in 2007 and her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Florida in 2013. Dr. Peters is a Behavior Analyst for the UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (UF Health CAN) and is the Clinical and Research Director of the UF Behavior Analysis Research Clinic and Consultative Services (UF BARC).

Dr. Peters’ primary area of clinical research is applied behavior analysis, with emphases in the areas of intellectual disabilities and autism, the effects of positive reinforcement, and parenting. Dr. Peters was the recipient of the Henry C. and Audrey S. Schumacher Fellowship demonstrating outstanding scientific promise. She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Behavioral Development, and as a Member at Large for the Florida Association for Behavioral Analysis Executive Committee.


Post-doctoral Associate
University of Florida

Ph.D. in Psychology
University of Florida

Master of Science in Behavior Analysis
University of North Texas

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Florida

Board Certification

  • Doctorate - Behavioral Analyst Certification Board (BACB)

Honors and Awards

Henry C. & Audrey S. Schumacher Dissertation Award
University of Florida - Department of Psychology

UF Department of Psychology Travel Award
University of Florida - Department of Psychology

Best Applied Poster Submission
Texas Association for Behavior Analysis

Student Presenter Grant
Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis