Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Educational Foundations and Exceptionalities


  • Ph.D. Special Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • M.Ed. Special Education, Fitchburg State College
  • M.A. Anthropology, Brandeis University
  • B.A., Anthropology and Political Science, University of New Hampshire

Professional Experience and Interests:

  • Taught students with low incidence disabilities, autism, and severe behavior challenges
  • Worked as an ABA consultant
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral
  • Interests include: Applied Behavior Analysis, Single-Subject Research Design, Teacher Education (including Coaching), General Curriculum Access for Students with Severe Disabilities and Autism

Current Research:

  • Use of coaching to improve teachers' use of function based interventions
  • Increasing students' with severe disabilities performance on general curriculum academics
  • Decreasing problem behaviors in students with severe disabilities

Coordinator/Program Involvement

  • Visual Impairment Consortium
  • Behavior Specialist Concentration
  • Autism Certificate
  • Teaches across several EXED programs

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