• Ph. D., Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Michigan State University
  • M.A., Rehabilitation Counseling, Michigan State University
  • B.A., Sociology, Pennsylvania State University

Professional Experiences

  • Teaches in the area of Special Education
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
  • OU Coordinator for the Autism Spectrum Disorder Program in the School of Education and Human Services Counseling Center
  • Senior Research Associate with Michigan State University, where she managed six program evaluation projects in partnership with the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth-Rehabilitation Services
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education at Ohio University

Research Interests

  • Psychological adaptation to disability
  • Quality of life among individuals with autism spectrum disorder
  • Program evaluation in vocational rehabilitation
  • Human-animal interactions (anthrozoology).


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