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Alicia Alvero
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Queens College
Phone: 718.997.3212
Training Area: Behavior Analysis
Research Interests: Behavioral Workplace Safety; Performance Management and Workplace Training

Alicia M. Alvero is an Associate Professor at Queens College, The City University of New York.  She received her B.A. in Psychology from Florida International University,  her M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and her Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University (WMU).  Dr. Alvero was awarded the prestigious Ford Foundation Fellowship while at WMU for her research in behavioral safety and the effects of safety observations.  Her research in the areas of performance feedback, behavioral safety, time sampling procedures, and training have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Professional Safety, the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Journal of Safety Research, Analysis of Verbal Behavior, and Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. She is the author of several book chapters, and is an editorial board member for the Journal of Safety Research and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management.  Some of Dr. Alvero’s current research in the areas of performance feedback and behavioral safety has been funded through NIOSH and PSC-CUNY grants. She also serves as an organizational consultant in the areas of training and development and behavioral safety.