Professor, Special Education, University of Oregon, USA
Rob Horner is an emeritus professor of special education at the University of Oregon. His research has focused on applied behavior analysis, positive behavior support, multi-tiered instructional systems, equity in education, and systems change. He has worked for 20 years with George Sugai in development and implementation of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). Over 29,000 schools are implementing PBIS nationally. Dr. Horner has been the editor of the Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, co-editor of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, and associate editor for both the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and the American Journal on Mental Retardation. Dr. Horner is recipient of multiple awards, including the 2002 AAMR Education Award, the 2006 ABA Public Service in Behavior Analysis Award, the 1996 APA Fred Keller Educational Researcher Award, the 2014 AERA Distinguished Researcher Award, and the 2020 Association of Positive Behavior Support Leadership Award.