Past Scholars

Cohort 1 Fellows

Fellows focusing on Blindness/Visual Impairment
  • Kathryn Botsford - University of Northern Colorado
  • Jacqulyn Daniels – Portland State  University
  • Heather Herbster – The Ohio State University
  • Robyn Herrera - California State University, Los Angeles
  • Sarah Ivy -  Vanderbilt University Peabody College  
  • Christine Moe - University of Northern Colorado 

Fellows focusing on Deafness/Hard of Hearing

  • Arlene Stredler Brown - University of Northern Colorado 
  • Dr. Basas - Michigan State University  
  • Uma Soman - Vanderbilt University 
  • Shannon Clancy - The Ohio State University  
  • Jenna Voss - Washington University in St. Louis  

Fellows focusing on Deafblindness

  • Ellen Bowman - University of Alabama-Birmingham  
  • Christopher Brum - Boston College  
Cohort 2 Fellows

Fellows focusing on Blindness/Visual Impairment

  • Kimberly Avila – George Mason University
  • Jennifer Cmar – California State University, Los Angeles
  • Catherine Greeley Bennett – Florida State University
  • Olaya Landa-Vilard, Texas Tech University
  • Rebecca Sheffield – Texas Tech University
  • Yue Ting Siu – San Francisco State at Berkley
  • Sean Tikkun – Northern Illinois University

Fellows focusing on Deafness/Hard of Hearing

  • Margo Appenzeller – University of North Carolina - Greensboro 
  • Natalie Austin – University of Northern Colorado
  • Elizabeth Lam – University of Minnesota  
  • Brooke Peterson – University of Minnesota  
  • Christina Rivera – University of Arizona  
  • Jessica Trussell – Georgia state University 

Fellows focusing on Deafblindness

  • Angel Perez – University of Alabama - Birmingham