Kristi Morin

Kristi Morin
Kristi Morin
Postdoctoral Research Associate
919.966.1514
Sheryl-Mar North, Room 166
Campus Box 8040
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040

Dr. Kristi Morin is a Postdoctoral Research Associate and Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral Level at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill and the President of the North Carolina Subdivision of Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities. She received her doctorate from Texas A&M University, with a concentration in autism spectrum disorder and applied behavior analysis. Her research interests include improving the instructional skills of educators in classroom settings and teaching educators to incorporate evidence-based practices for children with autism into their instruction. Dr. Morin has over 10 years of experience working with children with autism as a general and special education classroom teacher, a behavior therapist, and a researcher. She presents at national and state conferences and consults with school districts on topics related to professional development for teachers and evidence-based practices for students with autism and behavioral challenges. Dr. Morin has secured grant funding and authored or co-authored multiple peer-reviewed publications on the topics of autism spectrum disorder and applied behavior analysis.

Areas of Expertise:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Evidence-Based Practices
Language and Communication
Teacher Preparation
Professional Development
Education:
• PhD, Special Education, Texas A&M University
• MEd, Special Education, Northwestern State University
• BS, Elementary Education, Louisiana State University at Alexandria