Professor of Disability Studies
201 Dolgen Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-9536
Fax: (607) 255-2763
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 four books and over 120 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).
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