Chris Riley-Tillman

Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness

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T. Chris Riley-Tillman, Ph.D. - At present, Dr. Riley-Tillman is Associate Provost of Academic Affairs and Professor at the University of Missouri. He is one of the co-developers of Direct Behavior Ratings as well as a recognized authority in evidence-based practice in schools and the application of experimental design and analysis in applied educational settings. Related to these interests, Dr. Riley-Tillman has participated in leadership roles on nine federal grants and is a Senior Advisor for the National Center on Intensive Intervention.  

He is also the creator and lead developer of the Evidence Based Intervention Network, a nonprofit website which contains evidence-based intervention and assessment resources for educational professionals developed by researchers.  In 2019 the EBI Network had over 500,000 page views by over 80,000 unique users. He has published over 80 journal articles and 6 books on social behavior assessment, school wide service delivery, and single case design. Finally, he is a Fellow of Division 16 of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science Fellow, a member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology and Recipient of the 2017 Tom Oakland Mid-Career Research Award.



  • Faculty Affairs
    • Faculty Recruitment and Hiring
    • HR, Salary Increases, Extra Comp
    • Faculty Promotion and Tenure
  • Strategic Implementation of Data-Based Initiatives
  • Provost liaison to:
    • Vice Chancellor for Research
    • Vice Chancellor for IDE
    • Faculty Council
    • NTT Faculty Council
    • Council of Department Chairs