Colin Muething, PhD, BCBA-D

Colin Muething headshot

Program Director, Psychologist

Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Colin Muething, PhD, BCBA-D, received his doctorate in school psychology from The University of Texas at Austin and completed his doctoral internship and post-doctoral residency at Marcus Autism Center. Dr. Muething is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine and a Psychologist in the Complex Behavior Support Program at Marcus Autism Center, where he serves as Program Manager of the Day Treatment Program.

Dr. Muething was recently appointed President-Elect of the Georgia Association of Behavior Analysis. He also serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Behavioral Education and Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities.

His research interests include assessment and treatment for severe problem behavior, the mechanisms that mediate treatment effectiveness and reporting large outcomes from these treatments.


Speaking Engagements

  • Muething, C. S., Call, N., Clark, S. B., Lomas Mevers, J., & Leary, R. (2018, May) Prevalence of renewal during generalization of treatments for problem behavior. Presented at the 43rd Annual Convention of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA.
  • Muething, C. S.*, Lomas Mevers, J., Scheithauer, M., Mauzy, C., Call, N., & Pincus, J. (2017, May) A consecutive case review of interventions and generalization variables for problem behavior maintained by social-positive reinforcement. Presented at the 42nd Annual Convention Association of Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO. 
  • Muething, C. S.*, Call, N., Lomas Mevers, J., Zangrillo, A., Reavis, A. R., & Parks, N. A. (2016, May) Further analysis of the correspondence between the results of functional analyses and brief functional analyses. Presented at the 41st Annual Convention of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.
  • Muething, C.S.*, Falcomata, T. S., Shpall, C., Ferguson, R., & Swinnea, S. (2015, May) An evaluation of delay to reinforcement and variant responding. Presented at the 40th Annual Convention of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.