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Michael Wehmeyer
Chair, 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, 518

Brief Biography:
Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D. is the Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education and Chairperson, Department of Special Education as well as Director and Senior Scientist at the Beach Center on Disability, all at the University of Kansas. Dr. Wehmeyer... more

Jennifer Kurth
Associate Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, 541

Dr. Jennifer Kurth is Associate Professor of Special Education at the University of Kansas, and affiliated faculty at the University of Kansas Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Her academic interests include methods implementing inclusive education, including methods of... more

James Thompson
Haworth Hall, 3124

James R. Thompson, Ph.D. has over 30 years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities as a direct support professional, special educator, rehabilitation counselor, teacher educator, and researcher. He has authored or co-authored over 70 books, book chapters, monographs, and... more

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