Kieva Hranchuk

Assistant Professor


Dr. Hranchuk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Disability Studies. She is both a certified special education teacher and a doctoral-level board certified behaviour analyst and has been working in the field of behaviour analysis with children and their families for over 15 years. She specializes in teacher/clinician training as well as in supervision of evidence-based service delivery to clients with and without disabilities.

Kieva received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and a Behavioural Science Technician post-graduate certificate from George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario. She then moved to New York city where she earned her M.A. in Teaching as Applied Behaviour Analysis and her Ph.D. in Applied Behaviour Analysis at Columbia University. Kieva has taught at both Columbia University and Arizona State University as an Adjunct Assistant Professor as well as in the Honours Bachelor of Behavioural Psychology program at St. Lawrence College. She currently sits on the Program Board for the Association for Behaviour Analysis International as Co-Coordinator for the area of Behavioural Development.

My interests include effective delivery of instruction, analyzing rates of learning, data analysis techniques including decision analysis protocols and the use of artificial intelligence, inclusion/integration, kindergarten readiness, verbal behaviour development, systems approaches, and the CABAS® (Comprehensive Application of Behaviour Analysis to Schooling) model.

Hranchuk, K. S., & Williams, M. J. (2021). Addressing the feasibility of the teacher performance rate and accuracy scale as a treatment integrity tool. Behavioral Interventions, 36(2), 355-368.

Hranchuk, K., Douglas Greer, R., & Longano, J. (2019). Instructional demonstrations are more efficient than consequences alone for children with naming. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 35(1), 1-20.

Lanovaz, M. J., & Hranchuk, K. (2021). Machine learning to analyze single‐case graphs: A comparison to visual inspection. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 54(4), 1541-1552.

Longano, J., Hranchuk, K., & Greer, R. D. (2018). Teaching preschool aged children to write and affect the behavior of a reader. Behavioral Development, 23(2), 106.


Book Chapters

Weber, J., Longano, J., & Hranchuk, K. (Accepted). Chapter 9: Reader as Writer. As found in: When text speaks: How to teach children to be arduous and fluent readers and writers. Sloan Publishing.