Current Projects

CohortNameCollege/UniversityDegreeProgramProject Title
2020 - 2021Agarwal, RumiFlorida International University PhDPublic HealthFinancial planning behaviors amongst parents of transition-aged adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: An exploratory study
2020 - 2021Allaire, TedEastern Michigan UniversityPhDClinical Psychology Longitudinal Analysis of the Associations between Depression and Employment after Traumatic SCI 
2020 - 2021Baker, AbigailUniversity of New Hampshire MSOccupational TherapyHallowing vs. Hollowing of Job Skills: The Intersection of Technology, Disability, and Work 
2020 - 2021Char, ChandraOregon State University PhD Public Health- Health Promotion & Health Behavior Learning to Listen: Perceived Health Care Discrimination for deaf and hard of hearing, English using Adults prior to and during the time of COVID-19.  
2020 - 2021Deming, SarahWashington State UniversityPhDSociology The Intersection of Disability Benefit Receipt, Motherhood, and Labor Force Participation
2020 - 2021Donahue, MeghanUniversity at Buffalo PhDPhilosophy, Industrial and Systems Engineering - Human Factors Vocational Rehabilitation Service Interactions on Employment Wage Changes for Social Security Beneficiaries  
2020 - 2021Dvir-Djerassi, AsherThe University of Michigan - Ann Arbor PhDSociology and Public PolicyCan an unconditional cash transfer increase incomes and labor supply for SSI and SSDI recipients? Evidence from the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend, 1988-2019 
2020 - 2021Hurley, KatherineGeorge Washington University PhD Counseling Workplace and Interview Disclosure Strategies for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder Eligible for Social Security Benefits: An Analysis of Employer, Employee and Applicant Experiences  
2020 - 2021McCauley, ErinCornell University PhD Policy Analysis and Management, Sociology How do academic services during secondary school effect employment and SSI/SSDI receipt in the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities who have aged out of foster care?
2020 - 2021Ortiz, KasimUniversity of New Mexico PhDSociology & Criminology Disability, Sexual Orientation & Substance Use 
2020 - 2021Parsons, CristinaColorado State UniversityPhDOccupation and Rehabilitation Science Employment Support Services as a Function of Transition-Age Social Security Beneficiaries with Intellectual Disability 
2020 - 2021Sadler, TonieThe University of ChicagoPhDSocial Service Administration Waiting after the Cliff: Access to vocational, residential, and day services and programs following high school for students with disabilities 
2020 - 2021Schram, BridgetteGeorgia State University PhDPublic HealthAn Exploratory Analysis of Funding, Cost, and Outcome Data for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Programs  
2020 - 2021Schwartz, ArielBoston UniversityPostdocRehabilitation SciencesDisclosure and workplace accommodations for young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental health conditions 
2020 - 2021Stevens, James DaltonSyracuse UniversityPhD SociologyDisability and adulthood: How do interpersonal relationships shape the transition to adulthood for young adults with disabilities?  
2020 - 2021Vasquez, MichelleUniversity of the Incarnate Word MAAdministration and CommunicationsDiscovering SSI Benefits, Social Services and Support for Children with Disabilities: An Action Research Approach