Dr. Pamela Olsen, PhD, MSEd, BCBA
Dr. Pamela Olsen, PhD, is a Licensed Special Education Teacher, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and an International Psychologist with over 20 years of experience working with individuals with autism and their families. Dr. Olsen has been a member of The New England Center for Children staff since October 2000, and since that time has held a variety of roles working with young children with autism in school, center, and residential-based settings. Dr. Olsen relocated to the United Arab Emirates to establish NECC-Abu Dhabi, now the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education operated by NECC (MRC-NECC) in 2007. She currently serves as Executive Director of MRC-NECC. Dr. Olsen’s research interests include cross-cultural applications of special education and behavior analysis practice, and culturally-responsive teaching practices.