Howard Wills, Ph.D

Howard P. Wills, Ph.D.

Howard Wills

Associate Research Professor, Juniper Gardens Children's Project ,

Ph.D., Developmental and Child Psychology, Human Development and Family Life, University of Kansas, 2002
M.B.A., Business, University of Kansas, 2006
B.S., Psychology, Baker University, 1995

Contact Information


Juniper Gardens Children's Project
444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, KS 66101-2914

913-321-3143, ext. 2618

Research Interests

  • Evidence-based academic and behavioral interventions for students with challenging behavior.
  • Development and evaluation of multi-tiered systems of support and classroom management interventions.
  • Technology based self-monitoring to support children and adults with disabilities. 
  • Community-engaged research utilizing single-case and randomized control group designs.


The Leading Light Award, The University of Kansas (2015 - Present)

Recognition for receiving an external grant of over 1 million dollars.