MACK BURKE
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Office#: 648 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4225
Office Phone: (979) 845-4619
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Primary Emphasis Area: Special Education
Vita: View Document
Research Interests
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Integrated Academic and Behavioral Approaches
Learning and Behavior Problems
Positive Behavior Support
Universal Screening and Response to Intervention
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Rispoli, M., Zaini, S., Mason, R., Brodhead, M., & Burke, M. D., Gregori, E. (in press). A systematic review of teacher self-monitoring on implementation of behavioral practices. Teaching and Teacher Education. (Impact factor, 1.823) (In Press)

2. *White, J., Burke, M,, & Vannest, K, (in press) Effects of a Behavior Monitoring and Intervention Program for High School Students At-Behavioral Risk, Behavioral Disorders. * (In Press)

3. Hintz, A. M., Paal, M., Krull, J., Casale, G. & Burke, M. D. (in press). Inclusionary reform and Positive Behavior Support: Implications for the German school system. In S. L. Goei & R. L. de Pry (Eds.), School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in Europe: Developments, Concepts, Research, and Practices. London: Taylor & Francis (In Press)

4. Vannest, K.J., Burke, M.D., Parker, R., Davis, J., Barrios, L, Davis, C. (in press). Technical adequacy, reliability and applications of DBRC progress monitoring measures with secondary students and severe problem behavior. Remedial and Special Education * (In Press)

5. Hutchins, N., Burke, M. D., Hatton, H., & Bowman-Perrott, L. (2016). Social skills interventions for students with challenging behavior: Evaluating the quality of the evidence base. Remedial and Special Education. doi: 10.1177/0741932516646080

6. Bowman-Perrott, L., Burke, M. D., *de Marin, S., *Zhang, N., & Davis, H. (2015). A meta-analysis of single-case research on behavior contracts: Effects on behavioral and academic outcomes among children and youth. Behavior Modification, 39, 247-269 *

7. Heath, A. K., Ganz, J. B., Parker, R., Burke, M., & *Ninci, J. (2015). A meta-analytic review of functional communication training across mode of communication, age, and disability. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2, 155-166 *

8. Rispoli, M., *Ninci, J., Burke, M. D., *Zaini, S., *Hatton, H., & *Sanchez, L. (2015). Evaluating the accuracy of results for teacher implemented trial-based functional analyses. Behavior Modification, 39, 627-653 *

9. Burke, M.D., Rispoli, M. Clemens, N., Lee Y., *Sanchez, L. & *Hatton, H. (2015). Integrating universal behavioral screening within program-wide wide positive behavioral interventions and supports. Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions, 1-12 *

10. Bowman-Perrott, L., Burke, M.D., *Zaini, S., & *Zhang, N., & Vannest, K. (2015). Promoting positive behavior using the Good Behavior Game: A meta-analysis of single-case research, Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions, 1-11. *

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Catapult Round 3 - Improving Quality of Life through a Culturally Responsive Lens: Developing Social-Emotional and Behavioral Supports for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students At-Risk for Emotional and Behavioral Disorders ($30,000). (PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016/12/01 - 2018/05/31
Total Funding: 0.

Texas A&M University Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. (Co-I)
DHHS-Administration for Children & Families (Federal)
2015/07/01 - 2020/06/30
Total Funding: 2,733,875.

Preparing Academic and Behavioral Scholars for Higher Education. (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2014/01/01 - 2018/12/31
Total Funding: 1,249,470.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Amy Heath (Spring, 2012), Ph.D.
Rose Ann Mason (Spring, 2012), Ph.D.
Nancy Hutchins (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Heather Hatton (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Jennifer M. Ninci (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Samar Jameel Zaini (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Nan Zhang (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Assoc Editor (2014 - ). Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions

Consulting Editor (2013 - ). Reading and Writing Quarterly

Editor (2010 - ). Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal

Consulting Editor (2006 - ). Assessment for Effective Intervention

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