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Who We Are


Charis Lauren Wahman is an assistant professor of special education and a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D). She is also affiliated faculty in School Psychology and Clinical Director of The PACES Project. Her research primarily focuses on training early childhood teachers on evidence-based practices within the framework of Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) to stop suspension and expulsion of preschool children and family-centered practices. 

Graduate Students

Ashley Le is a second-year graduate student in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program at Michigan State University. In May of 2023, she graduated from Michigan State University with a B.S in psychology and a minor in youth and society. She is most interested in the intricate world of neurodevelopment and child developmental psychology. After she graduates, she plans to work in a school or clinical setting with young children who have developmental disabilities.


Lab Alumni

  • Sylvia Piskorowski, M.A., BCBA (2023)

  • Mallory Haynie, M.A., BCBA (2024)

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