Pete Ross

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Ross was trained as a school psychologist and behaviorist. He spent 16 years working in school systems until becoming a professor of education and psychology. He also maintained a private psychotherapy practice which concentrated on child and adolescent behavioral and personality disorders. Dr. Ross authored the BOSS classroom management and discipline program and has written extensively on this topic.

Courses Taught

EDUC 6783 - Effective Behavioral Interventions

Awards / Honors

Rita Turner Award, Walden, 2018

Top National School Psychologist Award, , 1993


Ross, P. (2014). Becoming a BOSS Teacher: A Developmental Science Approach to Running the Classroom, 2nd edition.

Ross, P. (2015). Evidence Based Practices for BOSS Teaching.


Ross, P. (2017). Evidence-Based Practices with ASD Students. Navicent Autism Center

Ross, P. (2016). Education Initiatives with ASD Students. Navicent Autism Center