Susanne Bruyere

Academic Director
Professor of Disability Studies

201 Dolgen Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 255-9536
Fax: (607) 255-2763

Susanne Bruyere

Susanne M. Bruyère, PhD, CRC, is the Academic Director of the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability and a Professor of Disability Studies at Cornell University. As Academic Director of the Yang-Tan Institute, she is responsible for the strategic and financial direction of a multimillion-dollar research, training, technical assistance, and information dissemination organization devoted to improving employment outcomes and inclusive communities for people with disabilities. She is the PI/Project Director of the National Policy, Research, and Technical Assistance Center on Employment of People with Disabilities, which is funded by the U.S. DOL Office of Disability Employment Policy. She is the author/co-author of five books and over 180 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on workplace disability inclusion.

Dr. Bruyère is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (APA), 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, the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), and the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA).


PhD 1975 - University of Wisconsin-Madison, Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology
MP 1979 - Public Administration, Seattle University
MA 1977 - Adult Education, Seattle University
MSE 1972 - Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Southern California
BA 1970 - Psychology and Special Education, D'Youville College