Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Senior Vice President of Children’s Services and Training; Assistant Director, National Autism Center

Dr. Shillingsburg serves as Senior Vice President of Children’s Services and Training at May Institute, providing clinical leadership all children's programs including the May Center Schools and our home- and center-based services. She holds a joint appointment as Assistant Director of the National Autism Center at May Institute.

[Press release announcing Dr. Shillingsburg's appointment.]

Dr. Shillingsburg received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Auburn University and completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Marcus Autism Center. She previously served as the Director of the Language and Learning Clinic at the Marcus Autism Center and was Associate Professor at Emory University in the Division of Autism and Related Developmental Disabilities.

Dr. Shillingsburg is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at the doctoral level. Her clinical expertise includes the development of language and behavioral programming to address a variety of behavioral difficulties and social communication deficits associated with autism and other developmental disabilities. 

She has published over 35 empirical papers on interventions for children with developmental disabilities and is currently associate editor of The Analysis of Verbal Behavior and editorial board member for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities