Kathryn Glodowski, Ph.D.

Kathryn Glodowski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, W331
W311 B Olmsted Building
Penn State Harrisburg
Middletown, PA 17057

Kathryn R. Glodowski is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Penn State Harrisburg. Dr. Glodowski earned her Doctorate and Master's degrees in Behavior Analysis at Western New England University. She has published research in the Journal of Behavioral Education, the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, and Behavioural Processes. She has approximately 10 years' experience working with individuals of all ages with a variety of disorders in home, clinical, school, and other community settings. Dr. Glodowski's research interests include higher education instructional strategies, infant caregiving, parent/staff training, and effective skill acquisition programs for young children with autism.

Research Interests

Infant care giving

Parent/Staff Training

Higher Education Practices

Skill Acquisition for Young Children with Autism


Glodowski, K., Thompson, R., & Martel, L. (accepted). The rooting reflex as an infant feeding cue. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Glodowski, K., & Thompson, R. (2017). The effects of guided notes on pre-lecture quiz scores in introductory psychology. Journal of Behavioral Education. doi: 10.1007/s10864-017-9274-7

Glodowski, K., & Thompson, R. (2016). Do distracting activities increase tolerance for an infant cry? Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50, 159 - 164.

Holt, D. D., Glodowski, K., Smits-Seeman, R. R., & Tiry, A. M. (2016). The domain effect in delay discounting: The roles of fungibility and perishability. Behavioural Processes, 131, 47 - 52.


Ph.D. Western New England University

M.S. Western New England University

B.S. University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Course Schedule
PSYCH 443: Treatment and Education for Individuals with Disabilities
PSYCH 461: Advanced Conditioning and Learning
PSYCH 494: Undergraduate Research Experience
ABA 555: Behavioral Interventions and Autism
ABA 588: Ethics in Research and Practice