People at the Beach Center on Disability

Beach Center Investigators represent a wide variety of interests about people with disabilities in the community. They may focus on people of different ages -- from children to adults; varying disabilities rather than focusing on the negative aspects of disability; and a variety of topics such as employment, education, social aspects including positive behavior support, and families of individuals with a disability.


Judith Gross
Assistant Research Professor
Haworth Hall, Room 3128
Jennifer Kurth
Assistant Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 541
Kathleen Lane
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, room 542

Professor, Department of Special Education; Director, CI3T Projects

Mary Morningstar
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 546
Susan Palmer
Research Professor
Haworth Hall, Room 3134
Karrie Shogren
Professor/Senior Scientist
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 539
Jean Ann Summers
Research Professor, Associate Director, Beach Center on Disabilities Research Director, Research and Training Center on Independent Living
Dole Human Development Center, Room 4089
James Thompson
Haworth Hall, Room 3124
Michael Wehmeyer
Chairperson, Department of Special Education; Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education; Director and Senior Scientist, Beach Center on Disability
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 518


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