Dr. Claudia Vincent is a Research Assistant at the University of Oregon Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior. She conducts analyses of large-scale extant databases, prepares analytical outcomes for publication in peer-refereed journals, and writes grants. The overall focus of her research is positive behavioral interventions and supports, with specific attention to equitable discipline and academic outcomes for students from different racial/ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. She has published widely in the areas of positive behavior support, racial/ethnic disproportionality in discipline, and merging cultural responsiveness with systemic student supports. She regularly presents her work at local, regional, and national conferences.