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Myra Beth Bundy

Dr. Myra Beth Bundy

Professor, Foundation Professor


  • B.S. Transylvania University
  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology University of South Carolina, Clinical-Community Psychology
  • Doctoral Internship UNC Chapel Hill, Clinical Psychology
  • Post-Doctorial Fellowship University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Developmental Disabilities
  • Verified Course Sequence in ABA Florida Institute of Technology

Research/Academic Interests

  • Assessment and intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities
  • Reinforcement design in mentoring programs for diverse youth
  • Forensic clinical practice
  • I engage students in applied, clinical research in the area of autism spectrum disorders, with a unique appreciation for neurodiversity and the autistic perspective


Dr. Bundy's work can be found in several journals including
  • Exceptionality
  • Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities
  • International Journal on Disability and Human Development
She has also co-authored books and book chapters including:
  • Bundy, M.B. & Ellison, K. (2018). Theory of mind. In The Sage Encyclopedia of Intellectual and Developmental Disorders. E. Braaten (Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • Licensed Psychologist, by Kentucky Board of Psychology since 1997
  • Psychologist, Kentucky Office for Children with Special Healthcare Needs Autism Diagnostic Clinics
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Behavior Analyst since 2019
  • Created and direct a multidisciplinary autism certificate program at EKU
  • Created and direct an EKU developmental disabilities/autism spectrum clinic with assessment and treatment services that are known throughout the region and state, including services delivered through telehealth
My services as a diagnostician or diagnostic consultant are requested from groups across the state of Kentucky, including:
  • The Kentucky Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Schools
  • Community mental health centers
  • The criminal justice system
  • Individuals and families


  • EKU Foundation Professor 2021-2023
  • The Arc of Kentucky Ronald J. Cutter Professional Service Award, 2018
  • EKU Ecaps Advocate for Student Success Award Nominee, 2016
  • EKU Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year Award, 2014
  • EKU Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year Award, 2013