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Director

Sarah Irvine Belson

Sarah Irvine Belson

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Dean, School of Education, Teaching and Health

Dr. Sarah Irvine Belson holds a PhD from Arizona State University and currently serves as the Dean of the School of Education, Teaching & Health. Her research explores educational opportunity for children with disabilities and teacher education polic... [More]

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Alida Anderson

Alida Anderson

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Associate Professor

Alida Anderson received her PhD in special education from the University of Maryland, College Park. Research and teaching interests include language development and literacy acquisition in diverse populations. Anderson's dissertation research focused... [More]

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Jennifer Durham

Jennifer Durham

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Clinical Lead for Special Education



Leila Kramer

Leila Kramer

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Adjunct Instructor



Lauren McGrath

Lauren McGrath

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Assistant Professor

Dr. McGrath’s research focuses on neuropsychological, genetic, and environmental risk factors for neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly learning disabilities. Her research crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries, integrating perspectives and... [More]

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Evelyn Novins

Evelyn Novins

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Adjunct Instructor



Staff

Abby Himmelrich

Abby Himmelrich

As the Special Education Program Graduate Assistant, I am happy to answer any questions you might have about the program. Please contact me at specialed@american.edu.