Our faculty are engaged in a variety of ongoing and timely research activities. A strong emphasis is placed on providing our students with frequent and varied opportunities to participate in applied research at all levels. Many of our undergraduate and graduate students participate in projects stemming from numerous areas, including:

  • Interventions for students at risk of school failure
  • Disability across the lifespan
  • Literacy development for learners with disabilities
  • Student diversity
  • Assessment
  • Systemic school and community change to improve the lives of children and youth
  • Pedagogy and learning theory
  • Teacher education
  • Foundations of special education
  • Emotional/behavioral disorders
  • Learning disabilities
  • Autism and other developmental disabilities
  • Early-childhood special education

Learn more about Special Education faculty research interests