The Origin and Evolution of the Behavior Analysis Program at the University of Nevada, Reno
AuthorHayes, Linda J.
Houmanfar, Ramona A.
Ghezzi, Patrick M.
Williams, W. Larry
Hayes, Steven C.
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The origins of the Behavior Analysis program at the University of Nevada, Reno by way of a self-capitalized model through its transition to a more typical graduate program is described. Details of the original proposal to establish the program and the funding model are described. Some of the unusual features of the program executed in this way are discussed, along with problems engendered by the model. Also included is the diversification of faculty interests over time. The status of the program, now, after 25 years of operation, is presented.