Josh Baker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Educational & Clinical Studies

Josh Baker

Carlson Education Building (CEB) 148


Curriculum Vitae

Research Expertise: Inclusion and accessibility to the general education curriculum, post-secondary education and evidence-based practices for individuals with intellectual/developmental disability, applied behavior analysis, universal design for learning

Dr. Joshua Baker completed his doctorate in special education with an emphasis on accessing the general education curriculum for students with intellectual/developmental disability (including students with Autism). Prior to joining UNLV, Josh worked as a classroom teacher in Huntington, WV and later worked as a Research Associate on an IES grant under the direction of Dr. Diane Browder at UNC Charlotte that focused on teaching literacy to students with I/DD. Josh's research continues to focus on general curriculum access and assessment for all students. Recently Josh has been working with a state coalition to improve the post-school outcomes for young adults (ages 18 +) with I/DD across the state of Nevada. Josh is the current director of F.O.C.U.S (Forming Occupational and Community Understanding for Success), an inclusive, post-secondary education program for students with I/DD.