Kim Martell
Kim Martell
Department Chair of the Department of Special Education and Associate Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis
Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 748

About Kimberly Zoder-Martell

 Dr. Kimberly Zoder-Martell is an assistant professor of applied behavior analysis. She is a licensed psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D). Dr. Zoder-Martell's research focuses on improving outcomes for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. She particularly interested in innovative strategies to train consultees (e.g., parents, teachers, direct care staff) how to implement behavior analytic interventions with treatment fidelity.

Professional Experience

2014-Present Assistant Professor, Ball State University

2013-2014 School Psychologist, MSD of Wayne Township

2012-2013 Post-doctoral Fellow, Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital, Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center


Ph.D. School Psychology, The University of Southern Mississippi

M.A. Psychology, Adelphi University

B.A. Psychology/Sociology, Stony Brook University


 Schultz, B., Zoder-Martell, K. A., Fisher, A. J., Collier-Meek, M., & Erchul, W. (in press). School psychologists' acceptability of teleconsultation: A conjoint analysis.

Dieringer, S. D., Zoder-Martell, K.A., Porretta, D., Bricker, A., Kabazie, J. (2017). Increasing Physical Activity in Children with Autism through Music, Prompting, and Modeling. Psychology in the Schools, 54, 329-330.

Zoder-Martell, K. A., Dieringer, S., Labrie, A., Pistor, C., Duncan, Neelima., Gaither, J. (2016). A Review of Agency Websites Offering ABA Services in the Midwestern United States. Perspectives in Early Childhood Psychology and Education, 1, 29-52.

Dufrene, B.A., Zoder-Martell, K. A., Dieringer, LaBrot, Z. (2016). Behavior analytic consultation for academic referral concerns. Psychology in the Schools, 53, 8-23.

Zoder-Martell, K. A., Dufrene, B. A., Tingstrom, D. H., Olmi, J., Jordan, S. S., Biskie, E. M., Sherman, J. C. (2014). Training direct care staff to increase positive interactions with individuals with developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 2180-2189.