Jessica Cauchi

Assistant Professor


Dr. Cauchi is a behaviour analyst that has worked with people on the autism spectrum for over 20 years. Jessica received her Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Endicott College and is a doctoral level Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, as well as a Certified Progressive Behaviour Analyst – Autism Professional. She has married her teaching interests with a strong background in clinical practise, and brings this experience into her research and teaching.

Jessica’s research interests are heavily driven by clinical experiences. As such, Dr. Cauchi is interested in research and clinical practise in curriculum development and effective teaching practises in sexuality skills for persons on the autism spectrum, meaningful programming, rapport and assent, and progressive ABA. She has published work in these areas as well as presented on these topics across Canada and internationally.