Carmen Britton

Ph.D., Health, Wellbeing, and Prevention

Entered the Program: 2013

Hometown: Auburn, Alabama

Current Program: Phd., Prevention and Early Intervention

Previous Education:

  • Master of Science, Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Auburn University, 2008
  • Bachelors of Art, Psychology, Minor in Criminology, Auburn University, 2007

Research Interests:

  • Gender, Disability, and International Development; Concepts of Disability & Community-based Rehabilitation; Program Development, Implementation, and Monitoring
  • Early Intervention; Autism; and Developmental Disabilities

Advising Committee:

  1. Major Advisor: Laura Mauldin, Assistant Professor, Human Development/Family Studies & Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Sociology
  2. Associate Advisor:  Anne F. Farrell, Director of Research, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
  3. Associate Advisor: Kathryn Libal, Director, Human Rights Institute; Associate Professor, School of Social Work/Human Rights Institute

Degree Milestones:

  • Dissertation Proposal: Women’s Experiences of Disability and Community-based Rehabilitation in Sri Lanka (Approved: 1/26/2017)
  • Doctoral General Exam (Approved: 9/13/2016)

Assistantship Experience:

  • 4007W Professional Communication in Human Development and Family Studies (2018 Teaching Assistant)2001
  • Diversity Issues in Human Development and Family Studies (2015-2016 Teaching Assistant)
  • Graduate Research Associate (2013-2015)


  • Fulbright U.S. Student Grant, Student Research, Sri Lanka, 2016-2017


  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), 2008-Present
  • Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Children, Youth and Family Sector, Republic of the Philippines, 2010-2012
  • U.S. Dept. of State Certificate of Achievement, Non-Competitive Eligibility, Aug 2017-Aug 2018
  • Standards for Supervision Requirements, BCaBAs, RBTs, BCBA Exam Candidates, June 2017
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative, Human Subjects Research, 2013-Present
  • Culture, Health, & Human Development Graduate Certificate, University of Connecticut, 2017
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