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Robert LaRue Robert LaRue Ph.D.

Clinical Faculty
Clinical Associate Professor

Phone: 848-932-4500


Robert LaRue, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Robert H. LaRue, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. He earned a dual doctorate in biological and school psychology from Louisiana State University in 2002. He completed his predoctoral internship with the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University and a postdoctoral fellowship with the Marcus Institute at Emory University. He currently serves as the Director of Behavioral and Research Services at The Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center, where he supervises several doctoral students and staff providing behavioral consultation to programs within the Center. He has authored articles in peer-reviewed journals, written several book chapters, and presented at national and international conferences. His research interests include the assessment and treatment of maladaptive behavior, staff and teacher training, and behavioral pharmacology.

Selected Publications:

LaRue, R. H., Stewart, V., Piazza, C. C.,Patel, M. R. & Zeleny, J. (2011). Escape as reinforcement and escape extinction in the treatment of feeding problems. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 719-735.

LaRue, R. H., Sloman, K. K., Weiss, M. J., Delmolino-Gatley, L., Hansford, A., Szalony, J., Madigan, R. & Lambright, N. (2011). Correspondence between traditional models of functional analysis and a functional analysis of manding behavior. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32, 2449-2457.

LaRue, R. H., Lenard,K., Weiss, M. J., Bamond, M., Palmieri, M. & Kelley, M. E. (2010). Comparison of traditional and trial-based methodologies for conducting functional analyses.Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31, 480-487.

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