OTD - University of Illinois at Chicago
MS - University of Illinois at Chicago
BS - Eastern Michigan University
My teaching interests lie in supporting student learning in developing skills around adult and older adult evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies. I teach under the auspices that my student would take the skills and knowledge from the classroom to use as lifelong learners.
My scholarly work focuses on exploring the participation of older adults and people with disabilities in daily living. I am particularly interested in applying participatory action research approaches in order to understand the individual and group experiences of participation with the purpose of working with project stakeholders towards systemic change.
Mirza, M., Gossett, A., Chan, N.K., Burford,L., & Hammel,J. (2008). Community reintegration for people with psychiatric disabilities: Challenging systemic barriers to service provision and public policy through participatory action research. Disability & Society, 23(4), 323-336
Hammel, J., Jones, R., Gossett, A., & Morgan, E. (2006). Examining barriers and supports to community living and participation after a stroke from a participatory action research approach. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 13(3), 43-58.
Recipient of the EMU Provost's New Faculty Research Award