Professor of Disability Studies
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Susanne M. Bruyère, Ph.D., CRC, is the Director of the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability and a Professor of Disability Studies. As Director of the Yang Tan Institute, she is responsible for the strategic and financial direction of a multi- million dollar research, training, technical assistance, and information dissemination organization devoted to improving employment outcomes and inclusive communities for people with disabilities. Professor Bruyère is also currently Project Director and a Co-Principal Investigator of research efforts focused on employment disability nondiscrimination and disability employment policy, funded by numerous federal agencies.
Dr. Bruyère is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association, a former Chairperson of the Global Applied Disability Research and Information Network (GLADNET), an executive board member of CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), and Past President of the Division (22) of Rehabilitation Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA), the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), and the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA).
Ph.D. 1975 - University of Wisconsin, Rehabilitation, Counseling Psychology
M.P.A. 1979 - Public Administration, Seattle University
M.A. 1977 - Adult Education, Seattle University
M.S. Ed. 1972 - Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Southern California
B.A. 1970 - Psychology and Special Education, D'Youville College