Hawai'i Association for Behavior Analysis

To educate, advocate for, and support both providers and consumers 
of Applied Behavior Analysis.


HABA's 13th Annual Convention
Keynote Speakers

Mark L. Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D

HABA 2017 Keynote Speaker

Mark Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D received his doctorate degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University (1980), under the direction of Dr. Jack Michael. He is the author of the VB-MAPP, and co-author of the original ABLLS and the book Teaching Language to Children with Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities. He has published over 50 professional papers and 6 book chapters. He is the founder and past editor of The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, a twice past-president of The Northern California Association for Behavior Analysis, a past-chair of the Publication Board of ABAI, and has served on the Board of Directors of the B. F. Skinner Foundation. He is a licensed psychologist with over 40 years of experience. His awards include the 2001 “Distinguished Psychology Department Alumnus Award” from Western Michigan University, and the 2013 “Jack Michael Outstanding Contributions in Verbal Behavior Award” from ABAI’s Verbal Behavior Special Interest Group. 

E. Scott Geller, Ph.D

HABA 2017 Keynote Speaker

E. Scott Geller, Ph.D. is an Alumni Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech. For 48 years, Professor Geller has taught and conducted research as a faculty member and Director of the Center for Applied Behavior Systems. He has authored, coauthored, or edited 37 books, 57 book chapters, 38 training manuals, 237 magazine articles, and over 300 research articles addressing the development and evaluation of applied behavioral science interventions to improve quality of life. His most recent textbook: "Applied Psychology: Actively Caring for People," defines Dr. Geller's entire research, teaching, and scholarship career at Virginia Tech, which epitomizes the VT logo: Ut Prosim--"That I May Serve". He has received lifetime achievement awards from the International Organizational Behavior Management Network (in 2008) and the American Psychological Foundation (in 2009). In 2011, the College of Wooster awarded Dr. Geller the Honorary Degree: Doctor of Humane letters.