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All new students admitted to the Doctoral program in the Department of Special Education during the 2021-2022 academic year will be required to adhere to the Degree requirements described in this handbook. Changes in program requirements must be approved by the student’s Academic Adviser. Students who were admitted to the Doctoral program previous to the 2021-2022 academic year must use requirements described in the previous handbook

Administration


OfficePhoneZoom Office Hours
Mark O'Reilly, Department ChairSZB 306G(512) 475-6552

Faculty: TH 12-1pm

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Students: TH 1-2pm

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Terry Falcomata, Ph.D., Graduate Adviser and Research Coordinator SZB 306B(512) 475-6543https://utexas.zoom.us/my/falcomata
Kathryn Tackett, Ph.D., Undergraduate Adviser Cohort CoordinatorSZB 440J(512) 475-6566
North Cooc, Ph.D., Minority Liaison OfficerSZB 532A(512) 471-7923
Regina Smuts, Executive AssistantSZB 306F(512) 232-7919
Alicia Zapata, Graduate Program AdministratorSZB 306D(512) 471-9857  
Rosie Garza, Senior Administrative AssociateSZB 306C(512) 475-6576

Concentration Area Coordinators



OfficePhone
Autism & Developmental DisabilitiesMark O'Reilly, Ph.D.
Terry Falcomata, Ph.D.
SZB 306G
SZB 306B
(512) 475-6552
(512) 475-6543 
Learning Disabilities/Behavior DisordersSharon Vaughn, Ph.D.SZB 329(512) 232-2357
Early Childhood Special EducationMicheal Sandbank, Ph.D.SZB 532D(512) 232-3589
Equity & Diversity in Special EducationAudrey Sorrells, Ph.D. SZB 408J(512) 471-5017
Graduate Program AdministratorAlicia ZapataSZB 306D(512) 471-9857

Faculty

Name & Title

Program Area

Doris Baker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders

Diane Pedrotty Bryant, Ph.D.
Mollie Villeret Davis Professorship in Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders

Stephanie Cawthon, Ph.D.
Professor


Nathan Clemens, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders

North Cooc, Ed.D.
Associate Professor

Equity & Diversity in Special Education

Christian T. Doabler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders

Terry Falcomata, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Professor, Graduate Advisor

Autism & Developmental Disabilities

Christina Fragale, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Clinical Assistant Professor

Autism & Developmental Disabilities

Mark O'Reilly, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Professor & Department Chair

Autism & Developmental Disabilities
Early Childhood Special Education

James Patton, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Instruction

Equity & Diversity in Special Education

Lauren Hampton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Early Childhood Special Education

Sarah Powell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders

Peng Peng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders

Micheal Sandbank, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Early Childhood Special Education

James Schaller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor


Audrey Sorrells, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Students for Research,
Associate Professor

Equity & Diversity in Special Education

Natasha Strassfeld, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Equity & Diversity in Special Education

Elizabeth Swanson, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor


Kathryn Tackett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Practice

Undergraduate Studies

Jessica Toste, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders

Sharon Vaughn, Ph.D.
Manuel J. Justiz Endowed Chair in Education and
Executive Director, The Meadows Center for
Preventing Educational Risk

Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders


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Contact Information

Main Office
George I. Sánchez Building
3rd Floor, Room 306
Phone: (512) 471-4161

Mailing Address
Department of Special Education University of Texas at Austin
1912 Speedway STOP D5300
Austin, TX 78712




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