Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

Mickey Keenan


Ulster University


Professor Mickey Keenan, BCBA-D, is a fellow of the British Psychological Society, a distinguished community fellow at the School of Psychology, Ulster University in Northern Ireland, and a trustee of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. He is founder of the charity PEAT (Parents’ Education as Autism Therapists; He has received numerous awards for his untiring efforts to bring applied behavior analysis to communities in Ireland and further afield. He has received the Award for Promoting Equality of Opportunity from the British Psychological Society, a Personal Achievement Award from the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, Award for Public Service in Behavior Analysis from the Society for Advancement of Behavior Analysis (presented in Chicago, May 2008), and the Michael Hemingway Award from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (presented in New Orleans, March 2014). With his wife, Professor Karola Dillenburger, he produced the first multimedia textbook in behavior analysis, Behaviour Analysis: A Primer, available on iTunes bookstore for Mac platform.

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