Lesleigh Stinson is a Ph.D. student in the University of Florida’s Psychology Department with a concentration in Behavior Analysis. In 2015, she graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Subsequently, she attended Western New England University where she earned a Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. While studying at Western New England University, Stinson worked at the New England Center for Children where she taught children with autism and related disabilities. Between the two institutions, she gained a diverse range of clinical and research experience. As a clinician, she assessed and treated severe challenging behavior. As a researcher, she worked on human operant and basic research preparations, including her thesis entitled Area Under the Curve as a Measure of Demand Elasticity.
Since attending the University of Florida in 2018, Stinson has expanded her research interests to studying social media use and cigarette smoking. Her particular interests include research in behavioral economics and teaching at the university level. Her current projects include an analysis of the potential determinants of and treatment for problematic social media use. She can be reached at email@example.com.