Carlyn Mueller was not too long ago chosen to obtain an Excellent Dissertation Award from an American Academic Analysis Affiliation (AERA) particular curiosity group (SIG).
She is being acknowledged by the Particular and Inclusive Training Analysis SIG for her dissertation, “Past Stigma: Incapacity Identification in Faculty Contexts.”
Mueller, whose analysis is knowledgeable by her private expertise as a disabled scholar, can be becoming a member of the Faculty of Training previous to the autumn 2020 semester as an assistant professor with the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and Particular Training.
Mueller’s crucial qualitative examine that’s being honored focuses on understanding incapacity id improvement in particular training. She explains that this dissertation analysis was performed by a two-phase design, together with each adults and college students with disabilities in life historical past interviews and a photovoice mission.
Mueller notes that widespread shared id experiences of the contributors included: an absence of dialogue of incapacity in curriculum and from particular and common educators; makes an attempt to distance themselves from the stigma of incapacity labeling at school; and participation in incapacity group solely in maturity.
Her examine helps the necessity to develop faculties and educational areas that deliberately develop constructive incapacity id, which might have far-reaching affect on the tutorial and social experiences of scholars with disabilities at school.
Mueller performed this analysis whereas incomes a Ph.D. in particular training from the College of Washington in Seattle in August 2019. She at the moment is an Tutorial Pathways Postdoctoral Fellow on the Vanderbilt College.
Mueller can be acknowledged and briefly current her work in the course of the Particular and Inclusive Training SIG’s annual assembly, which takes half in the course of the 2020 AERA Annual Assembly in San Francisco, which runs April 17-21.