College of

Dr. Ana Dueñas

Assistant Professor
Room A323

Dr. Ana Dueñas is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), who earned a doctorate in special education from Michigan State University and earned a master’s in autism and transition to adulthood and a bachelor’s in psychology and religious studies from San Diego State University. Dr. Dueñas has published her work in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, the Journal of Special Education Technology, Education and Treatment of Children and Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals.

Her primary research interests are in identifying and validating naturalistic behavioral interventions and peer mediated interventions to improve social communication outcomes of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related developmental disorders. She is also interested in the application of technology to broaden accessibility to services for individuals with ASD and their families.