Brent Kaplan, PhD is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and member of the Healthier Futures Lab. His training and expertise are in applying behavioral economic and behavior analytic principles to substance use and everyday maladaptive decision making. He received his PhD in Behavioral Psychology from the University of Kansas and recently completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His current research interests include examining the abuse liability of reduced-nicotine cigarettes, continency management approaches to reducing alcohol use, and the underlying behavioral process contributing to nicotine and alcohol co-use. Dr. Kaplan currently serves on the editorial board of Perspectives on Behavior Science and The Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior and is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Society of the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior, American Psychology Association Divisions 25 and 28, and Research Society on Alcoholism.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2017-2019): Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
PhD in Behavioral Psychology (2014-2016): Department of Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas
MA in Applied Behavioral Science (2011-2014): Department of Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas
BGS in Applied Behavioral Science & Psychology (2008-2011): Department of Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas
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