Carl J. Liaupsin
Dr. Liaupsin is currently an associate professor and the Director of the Mild to Moderate Disabilities Focus
Special Education Program at the University of Arizona. He began his career in education
as a teacher of students with emotional and behavioral disorders and also spent six years
as the full-time behavioral consultant and assistive technology consultant for a mid-
western school district.
Dr. Liaupsin has worked as a research associate for the National Center on Positive
Behavioral Interventions and Supports and the National Center on Education, Disability,
and Juvenile Justice.
Dr. Liaupsin is also the author or co-author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles,
chapters in “field related” texts, and media-based professional development products. Dr.
Liaupsin has also been the coordinator and editor for leading journals in his field.
Dr. Liaupsin’s research interests include the validation of function-based behavior
intervention methods, development and evaluation of effective training in intervention
practices, and use of technology-based tools to support teachers who work with students
who exhibit challenging behavior.