High-Incidence Disabilities Program Faculty

Sean Smith
Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 538

Sean J. Smith holds the rank of Professor of Special Education at the University of Kansas. Dr. Smith has a background in the area of special education and technology, specifically towards the integration of technology across teacher preparation programs. He has authored and presented a number... more

James Basham
Associate Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall

James D. (Jamie) Basham, Ph.D., is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. He earned his doctorate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Basham’s research is focused on student learning in modern learning environments... more

Irma Brasseur Hock
Assistant Research Professor
785-864-6479
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 740

Irma Brasseur-Hock, PhD, is an Research Associate at KUCRL. Her research interests include adolescent literary, instructional technology, coaching, and instructional sustainability. She has extensive experience as a classroom teacher and is highly regarded for her skills as a professional... more

Deb Griswold
Assistant Professor of the Practice
785-864-0701
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 531

Deborah E. Griswold, is assistant professor for practice in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. She earned her Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Kansas. She served as grant coordinator for teacher educator preparation focused on improving outcomes... more

Kathleen Lane
785-864-9630
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 542

Kathleen Lynne Lane is a Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. She earned her master’s degree and doctorate in education from the University of California, Riverside. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Lane served as a classroom teacher of general and special... more

Suzanne Robinson
Associate Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 544

Suzanne Robinson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas and the Area Coordinator for High Incidence Special Education teacher education. Dr. Robinson earned her doctoral degree with a major in Special Education and a minor in Cognitive... more


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