Assistant Professor of Adolescent Special Education
B.A., William Paterson University of New JerseyM.A., Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University
Susan Baglieri’s professional studies are in curriculum and teaching with a focus on learning disabilities and disability studies. Areas of interest include inclusive education and teacher education, and she positions her work through a disability studies orientation. Baglieri served as an assistant editor for Disability Studies Quarterly during 2005-2006 and was elected to the board of directors of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS) in 2008. She is a member of the American Educational Research Association’s special interest group in disability studies in education and received the Junior Scholar Award at the group’s Eighth Annual Second City Conference in 2008.
Prior to coming to the Brooklyn Campus in 2006, Dr. Baglieri worked as a special educator in New Jersey public high schools, served as the coordinator of student teaching in learning disabilities and taught graduate courses at Teachers College, Columbia University. She also was a supervisor of teacher interns at Hunter College.
Disability Studies in Education, Teacher Education, Special Education
- Co-author, "Disability studies and the inclusive classroom: Critical practices for creating least restrictive attitudes." Published by Routledge (anticipated April 2012)
- Co-author, "Disability studies in education: The need for a [Re]claiming 'inclusive education' toward cohesion in educational reform: Disability Studies unravels the myth of the normal child," published in Teachers College Record (2011)
- Co-author, "Disability studies in education: The need for a plurality of perspectives on disability." published in Remedial and Special Education (2011)
- Co-author, “‘my name is jay’: On teachers’ roles in the overrepresentation of minorities in special education and what teacher education can do,” published in Disability Studies Quarterly (2010)
- Co-author, “Tipping the scales: Disability Studies asks, ‘How much diversity can you take?’” published in “Diversity and Multiculturalism: A Reader” (2009)
- Author, “‘I connected’: Reflection and biography in teacher learning toward inclusion, published in the International Journal of Inclusive Education (2008)
- Author, “Rowley reconsidered: The (re)constitution of Free Appropriate Public Education through multiple possible discourses,” published in Disability Studies Quarterly (2006)
- Author, “Book and film review: ‘Building pedagogical curb cuts: Incorporating disability in the university classroom and curriculum,’” published in Disability Studies Quarterly (2005-2006)