Kimberly R Bunch-Crump

Assistant Professor

Kimberly R Bunch-Crump
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College of Education

Educator Preparation

Proctor Hall 274
Ph.D.Special Education / University of North Carolina at Charlotte
MEDCurriculum and Supervision / University of North Carolina at Charlotte
B.S.Criminal Justice / Elizabeth City State University


Dr. Bunch-Crump is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst. She has over ten years of experience teaching in Pre-K - 12th grade classroom and over eight years teaching in teacher preparation programs. In addition, Dr. Bunch-Crump owned and operated a behavioral health company for over ten years. She currently runs a small private practice providing interventions and training for individuals with behavior needs, their family members and the professionals who support them.

Research Interests

My research interests focus the use of behavioral science to inform the implementation of culturally responsive practices to bring about social justice in education (e.g., discipline practices, disproportionate referrals to special education, improved post-secondary outcomes for students with disabilities).

Recent Publications

  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2022).
  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2021). (Tier 3 Function-Based Support: Assessment and Implementation of Effective Plans of Support). ( School-wide Positive Behaviour Interventions and Supports) Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Tiana Povenmire-Kirk, David Test, Karen Diegelmann, Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2018).
  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2018). (A Demonstration Model of Interagency Collaboration for Students With Disabilities: A Multilevel Approach). (4) 51, pp. 211-221. The Journal of Special Education.
  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2018). (CIRCLES: Building an interagency network for transition planning). 49, pp. 45-57. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Claudia Flowers, David Test, Tianna Povenmire-Kirk, Karen Diegelmann, Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2017).
  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump, Ya-yu Lo (2017).
  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2017). (An Investigation of Multitiered Behavioral Interventions on Disruptive Behavior and Academic Engagement of Elementary Students). (4) 19, pp. 216-227. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions.
  • L. Kourea, A. Brophy, Kimberly Bunch-Crump, Ya-yu Lo, Vivian Correa (2015).
  • Ya-yu Lo, Adrienne Anderson, Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2015).
  • Ya-yu Lo, L. Kourea, Kimberly Bunch-Crump, S. Flynn (2015).
  • Tianna Povenmire-Kirk, K. Diegelmann, Kimberly Bunch-Crump, C Schnore, Claudia Flowers, Nellie Aspel (2015).
  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2015). ( Implementing CIRCLES: A new model for interagency collaboration in transition planning). 42, pp. 51-65. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2015). (School-family partnerships for culturally and linguistically diverse students with disabilities within the schoolwide positive behavior interventions and supports system in the United States). 4, Collaboration Innovations Supporting Improved Educational Outcomes for Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
  • M. Konrad, K. Graham-Day, K Diegelmann, Chann, Sarah Hitt, Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2014).
  • Kimberly Bunch-Crump (2014).