Lusineh Gharapetian

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology and Associate Program Director, MS in Applied Behavior Analysis

Education: PhD

Industry Expertise: applied behavior analysis


Dr. Lusineh Gharapetian is a doctoral-level board certified behavior analyst. Her professional experience spans across a variety of clinical settings, populations, and age ranges along a spectrum of mild to severe challenging behaviors and skill strengths/deficits. Dr. Gharapetian has expertise with intensive behavioral intervention, functional behavior assessment, and severe challenging behavior, as well as organizational behavior management (OBM). She is passionate about the dissemination of behavior analysis, and her research interests include instructional effectiveness, choice making, OBM, and exploring diversity-related factors in ABA. She is currently on the board of directors for the California Association for Behavior Analysis.