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Mary Haspel, M.A., BCBA


Special Education

BCBA, Rutgers University

M.A., Catholic University

B.A., Catholic University

McAllan Hall
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By appointment.

Mary Haspel is an instructor in the Department of Special Education at Monmouth University. She currently teaches coursework for the Applied Behavior Analysis certificate program, the Autism Studies graduate program, and the undergraduate and graduate Special Education Endorsement programs.

Prior to working at Monmouth, she served as the Autism and Multiple Disabilities Specialist for the New Jersey Department of Education, as well as a training coordinator for Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University.

She received her Master’s degree in special education at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and is currently finishing her doctorate in Special Education at West Virginia University. Her research interests include utilization of evidence-based practices in autism, effective teacher training modalities, innovative methods of home-school collaboration for students with autism, and implementation of data-based decision making for treatment of severe and challenging behaviors.

Research Interests

ABA, Autism, education policy

Scholarly Articles
  • Haspel, M. & Mulvaney, T. (2019). The twice exceptional (2E) truth: The complex characteristics and needs of 2E teachers in postsecondary settings. In Judith A. Bazler, Meta L. Van Sickle, Julie Swanson, & Kathryn Lubniewski (Eds.). Identifying, Describing, and Developing Teachers Who Are Gifted and Talented (pp. 215-232). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
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