Behavior Analysis in Practice

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 741–742 | Cite as

Beyond a Call to Action: An Introduction to the Special Issue on Diversity and Equity in the Practice of Behavior Analysis

  • Jennifer ZarconeEmail author
  • Matthew Brodhead
  • Jonathan Tarbox
Discussion and Review Paper


In this editorial, we provide commentary on the state of diversity and equity in the practice of behavior analysis. We describe themes from this special issue and call upon members of the field of applied behavior analysis to live a values-driven life that involves the systematic and data-driven practice of diversity and equity each and every day.


Applied behavior analysis Diversity Equity Special issue 


Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Ethical Approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by the author.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer Zarcone
    • 1
    Email author
  • Matthew Brodhead
    • 2
  • Jonathan Tarbox
    • 3
  1. 1.The May InstituteRandolphUSA
  2. 2.Michigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  3. 3.University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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