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Kathleen Lynne Lane

Department of Special Education, University of Kansas

Kathleen Lynne Lane, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Lane served as a classroom teacher of general and special education students for five years and a Program Specialists for two years. Dr. Lane’s research interests focus on school-based interventions (academic and behavioral) with students at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD), with an emphasis on systematic screenings to detect students with behavioral challenges at the earliest possible juncture. She has designed, implemented, and evaluated comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered (CI3T) models of prevention in elementary, middle, and high school settings to (a) prevent the development of learning and behavior challenges and (b) respond to existing instances. Dr. Lane served as the primary investigator of state-funded and federally-funded projects.  She is the co-editor of Remedial and Special Education and Journal of Positive Behavior Intervention. Dr. Lane has co-authored seven books and published over 150 refereed journal articles and 31 book chapters.