Faculty & Staff Directory

Our employees consist of over 30 individuals (faculty, graduate assistants, post-doctoral fellows, full and part-time staff, and/or volunteers), most of which are involved in scholarly activities. Our faculty and staff publish papers in referred journals, and present annually at national and international meetings and conferences. In addition, we take affirmative action seriously to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with developmental disabilities. Moreover, the center employs several parents of children with developmental and other disabilities.

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Leadership

Mary Beth Bruder
Professor
Director

Christine Jozef
Administrative Officer

Lisa Trahan
Budget Analyst

Tara Viens
Assistant Director

Faculty & Staff

Maura Beggin
Graduate Assistant

Rebekah Charles
Graduate Assistant

Michael Deckers
Front Office Staff

Erin Demaio
Graduate Assistant

Paula DeMichiel
Administrative Program Coordinator

Lisa Dietrichson
Instructional Design Specialist

Kelly E. Ferreira
Research Associate

Gabriela Freyre-Calish
Educational Development Specialist

Jill Isenberg
Research Associate

Edmond Jalinskas
Visual Media Designer

Jennifer Jenkins
Research Assistant

Waseem Kazi
Front Office Staff

Susan Killmeyer
Assistant Professor
ECPC Coordinator

Heather Kwolek
Graduate Assistant

Holly Labrecque
Research Assistant

Shannon Langdon
Research Assistant

Tara Lutz
Assistant Professor
Training Director

Sandra Madera
Executive Assistant

Caitlin McNulty
Research Associate

Megan Morariu
Administrative Program Assistant

Urszula Nita
Administrative Program Assistant 2

Linda Rammler
DD Network Coordinator

Tina Rhodes
Clinical Research Associate

Sarju Shah
Research Associate

Bethanne Vergean
CDC Act Early Ambassador for CT

Elizabeth Walsh
Research Associate

Cristina Wilson
Associate Professor
Research Director

Bingbing Zhang
Assistant Professor