The Behavior Analyst

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 263–273 | Cite as

Opportunities and Some Lessons Learned from a Career in Behavior Analysis

  • Carol PilgrimEmail author
Prominent Women in Behavior Analysis

Dr. Carol Pilgrim is professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Dr. Pilgrim has contributed substantially to behavior analysis through her leadership, teaching, and research. She has served as president of its major organizations, including ABAI (as well as its Southeastern ABA chapter), the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis, and Division 25 (Behavior Analysis) of the American Psychological Association. She also served as secretary of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, and as a board member of that organization for 8 years. She has advanced the dissemination of behavior analysis and the vitality of its journals in her roles as chair of the Publication Board of ABAI, editor and associate editor of The Behavior Analyst, co-editor of the Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin, and associate editor of the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. She has served on the board of directors of the Cambridge...


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The author of this manuscript declares no conflict of interest regarding this manuscript. In addition, human or animal participants were not employed for this manuscript, so informed consent was not necessary.

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© Association for Behavior Analysis International 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of North Carolina WilmingtonWilmingtonUSA

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