Ashley Bryant

Extension Associate

201 Dolgen Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Fax: (607) 255-2763

Ashley Bryant

Ashley Bryant, PhD, CRC is an Extension Associate for the Yang Tan Institute on Employment and Disability in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. As a Workplace Disability Inclusion Associate, Dr. Bryant supports the USDOL-ODEP funded National Employer Policy, Research and TA Center (Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion/EARN) grant to operate an employer-focused disability policy development and technical assistance center. Dr. Bryant is passionate about workplace inclusion, and she has a wealth of experience working as a rehabilitation counselor to ensure persons with disabilities are included in the workforce. Prior to joining the Yang-Tan Institute, her dissertation research involved exploring the role of family cohesion in influencing the vocational identity status of emerging adults with autism spectrum disorder.


Ph.D. – Oklahoma State University, Workforce and Adult Education
M.S. – Langston University, Rehabilitation Counseling
B.S. – Southern Nazarene University, Family Studies and Gerontology