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Dana Reinecke, PhD, BCBA-D

Assistant ProfessorDepartment chair

BA, Queens College, CUNYMA, Queens College, CUNYMPhil, The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY PhD, The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY


Dana Reinecke is a doctoral level Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and a New York State Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA).   Dana is an Assistant Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Special Education and Literacy at Long Island University Post.  Dana provides training and consultation to school districts, private schools, agencies, and families for individuals with disabilities.  She has presented original research and workshops on the treatment of autism and applications of ABA at regional, national, and international conferences.  She has published her research in peer-reviewed journals, written chapters in published books, and co-edited books on ABA and autism.  Current areas of research include use of technology to support students with and without disabilities, self-management training of college students with disabilities, and online teaching strategies for effective college and graduate education.  Dana is actively involved in the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA), and is currently serving as President (2017-2018).


Areas of Research
• Technology to support students with disabilities
• Effective strategies in online education


Reinecke, D. R., Krokowski, A., & Newman, B.  (in press).  Self-management for building independence:  Research and future directions.  International Journal of Educational Research.

Reinecke, D., & Finn, L. L. (2015). Video lectures in online graduate education: Relationship between use of lectures and outcome measures. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 14, 113-121.

Lectures and Presentations

Recent Invited Addresses
Reinecke, D.  (2017).  Self-management and Transition.  Presented at St. John’s University Conversations in Special Education Research Symposium, Queens, NY.

Reinecke, D.  (2016).  Play to learn, learn to play.  Presented at the 15th annual Autism Conference, Albany, NY.

Reinecke, D.  (2016).  Keynote address:  Technology and self-management for building independence.  Presented at the fourth annual Sage Colleges Autism Conference, Albany, NY.

Other Recent Presentations
Reinecke, D.  (2017).  Chair for symposium entitled:  Assessing different methodology in higher education on student learning.  To be presented at the 43rd annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Reinecke, D.  (2017).  The use of self-management in facilitating enhanced independence.  Presented at the fourth annual Sage Colleges Autism Conference, Albany, NY.

Davis, C., Blanco, S., White, E., Hartley, B., & Reinecke, D.  (2017).  Variations in supervision practices:  How to best conduct supervision using different methodologies.  Panel presented at the 7th annual convention of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts, New Orleans, LA.