Dr. Andrew Bulla

Dr. Andrew Bulla earned his Bachelor’s degree from Saint Joseph’s University in psychology with a minor in autism studies. Upon graduating, he completed his Master’s and Doctoral degrees in behavior analysis from Western Michigan University and subsequently became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2014. He is currently an assistant professor of psychology and verified course sequence coordinator for the BCaBA coursework at Georgia Southern University – Armstrong Campus. Drew has worked at a variety of organizations over the course of his career including autism centers, community mental health agencies, and several school districts. During his time in these positions, Dr. Bulla applied behavior analysis to a variety of learners and situations. He has worked in autism early intervention, ancillary programs including social and recreational skills, the assessment and treatment of challenging behaviors, and academic interventions for students with and without disabilities. Drew also attended Morningside Academy’s Summer School Institute in 2016, which led him to implement a small scale replication of Morningside’s math program in an Autism Spectrum Disorder Classroom in a public school setting with an amazing team of professionals. Students made, on average, 1.5 years grade-level growth with 6-months of instruction. Drew has also conducted research in the areas of decreasing vocal stereotypy in children with autism, as well as teaching children self-management strategies to decreases undesirable behaviors.