Kaori Nepo

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor

Education: PhD

Industry Expertise: applied behavior analysis

Research Interest: incorporating technology into interventions


Dr. Kaori Nepo is a board-certified behavior analyst with the doctoral designation. She received her master’s in applied behavior analysis (ABA) from Temple University. Dr. Nepo has worked in the field of behavior analysis for over 20 years as a therapist, consultant, researcher, and university faculty. Through her extensive clinical experience, she has supported numerous individuals with developmental and intellectual disability (IDD) as well as their families and educators. Dr. Nepo specializes in the use of commonly available technology in interventions for individuals with IDD. She has presented her research and clinical experience at local, national, and international conferences and has multiple publications in this area.