Research Assistant Professor of Education; Director of the UVA Autism Research Core
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2017
M.A., The Ohio State University, 2012
B.S., Virginia Tech, 2010
Rose Nevill, PhD, BCBA completed her Ph.D. and M.A. in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Psychology through the Ohio State University. Prior to joining the University of Virginia, Rose completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral psychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is a psychologist and behavior analyst by training.
Rose is interested in applied research with individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan. Specifically, Rose has conducted research on methods for effectively screening for autism in early childhood, early developmental profiles of autism, and identifying and treating comorbid behavioral, mental, and physical health concerns in people with autism. She is also interested in psychometric tool development, identifying predictors of stress and burnout in caregivers of people with autism, and caregiver training. Current projects are focused on identifying accelerated screening methods in young children with autism, behavioral treatments for problem behavior, and the impact of mindfulness on caregivers of people with broader developmental disabilities.