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Salim S. Al-Ani

Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Salim Al-Ani

Program Affiliation: Communication Disorders and Sciences

Office: 308 Rehn Hall

Phone: 618-453-8262

E-mail: salani@siu.edu

Dr. Salim S. Al-Ani is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  He holds a B.A. in Journalism and Political Science and an M.S. in Instructional Systems Technology (IST) from Indiana University Bloomington. Dr. ...read full profile >>

Valerie E. Boyer

Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor

Photo Valerie Boyer

Program Affiliation: Communication Disorders and Sciences
Office: 310 Rehn Hall
Phone: 618-453-8283
E-mail: valboyer@siu.edu

Dr. Valerie E. Boyer is a tenured, Associate Professor in the Communication Disorders and Sciences program serving as Program Coordinator for the Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degree programs since 2015. She holds a Ph.D. in Special Education (2006) and a M.S. in Communication Disorders and ...read full profile >>

William Crimando

Ph.D., Counseling, Professor

William Crimando

Program Affiliation: Rehabilitation Administration & Services
Office: 333A Rehn Hall
Phone: (618) 453-8293
E-mail: crimando@siu.edu

Specializations: Staff Training and Development, Placement of Persons with Severe Disabilities, Computers in Rehabilitation, Leadership Dr. William Crimando is a Professor and Coordinator of the Rehabilitation Administration and Services Program at the Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois ...read full profile >>

Mark Dixon

Ph.D., BCBA, Behavioral Psychology, Professor

Dixon

Program Affiliation: Behavior Analysis & Therapy
Office: 336A Rehn Hall
Phone: (618) 453-8275
E-mail: mdixon@siu.edu

Specializations: Behavioral Therapy, Organizational Behavior Management, Complex Human Operant Behavior Dr. Mark R. Dixon, BCBA-D is a Professor and Coordinator of the Behavior Analysis and Therapy Program at Southern Illinois University. For the past five years he has also served as the Director of an ...read full profile >>

Carl Flowers

Rh.D., C.R.C., LCPC, Director and Professor; Interim Director, Counseling, Quantitative Methods and Special Education

carl flowers

Program Affiliation: Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration
Office: 319A Rehn Hall
Phone: (618) 453-8281
E-mail: cflowers@siu.edu

Specializations: Rehabilitation Administration, Ethics, Leadership and Multicultural Issues in Rehabilitation Carl Flowers, Rh.D, CRC, LCPC, is a Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Institute and Interim Director of the Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) 5 at Southern ...read full profile >>

Maria Claudia Franca

Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor

Maria Claudia Franca

Program Affiliation: Communication Disorders and Sciences
Office: 318A Rehn Hall
Phone: 618-453-8292
E-mail: franca@siu.edu

Specializations: Voice Science and Multicultural Issues Related to Communication Disorders and Sciences Maria Claudia Franca is an Associate Professor in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Program. She holds a M.S. in Communication Disorders and Sciences and a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation with ...read full profile >>

Erica Jowett Hirst

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Institute, Assistant Professor

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Program Affiliation: Behavior Analysis and Therapy
Office: 331A Rehn Hall
Phone: 618-453-7724
E-mail: ejowetthirst@siu.edu

Specializations: Behavior Analysis and Therapy Dr. Jowett Hirst is an Assistant Professor in the Behavior Analysis and Therapy Program in the Rehabilitation Institute at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.  She holds a B.A. in Psychology (2006) and M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis ...read full profile >>

D. Shane Koch

Rh.D., CRC, CSADC, AADC, Professor

Koch

Program Affiliation: Rehabilitation Counselor Training
Office: 311A Rehn Hall
Phone: 618-453-8949
E-mail: dskoch@siu.edu

Specializations: Special Populations in Rehabilitation; Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Disabilities; Program Evaluation Dr. Koch is a Professor in the College of Education and Human Services. His professional background includes extensive work with consumers diagnosed with primary and coexisting ...read full profile >>

Jane Nichols

Ph.D., C.R.C., Assistant Professor

Dr. Jane Nichols

Program Affiliation: Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration
Office: Rehn Hall 329A
Phone: 618-453-8291
E-mail: jlnichols@siu.edu

Specializations: Sequlae of traumatic brain injury, including challenges in communication, decision making, and addictive behaviors Dr. Jane Nichols is an Assistant Professor in the Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration Program. She received her M.S. from Portland State University and her ...read full profile >>

Ryan Redner

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Institute, Assistant Professor

Ryan Redner

Program Affiliation: Behavior Analysis and Therapy
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Specializations: Behavior Analysis and Therapy Ryan Redner is an Assistant Professor in the Behavior Analysis and Therapy program.  Ryan received his Doctoral degree from Western Michigan University and went on to complete a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of ...read full profile >>

Ruth Anne Rehfeldt

Ph.D., BCBA, Professor

Ruth Rehfeldt

Program Affiliation: Rehabilitation Services and Behavior Analysis and Therapy
Office: 337A Rehn Hall
Phone: 618-453-8276
E-mail: rehfeldt@siu.edu

Specializations: Verbal Behavior, Developmental Disabilities, Behavior Theory and Philosophy, Technology-Enabled Instruction Dr. Rehfeldt holds a BA in psychology from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA (1993), and masters and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Nevada (1998 graduation), ...read full profile >>

Stacia Robertson

Ph.D., CRC., Associate Professor

Robertson

Program Affiliation: Rehabilitation Counselor Training
Office: 310A Rehn Hall ;
Phone: (618) 453-8279
E-mail: srbrtsn@siu.edu

Specializations: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Diversity in Rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Clinical Supervision Dr. Stacia L. Robertson is an Associate Professor in the Rehabilitation Counselor Training program at the Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois ...read full profile >>

Thomas Upton

Ph.D., CRC, Professor

Upton

Program Affiliation: Rehabilitation Counselor Training
Office: 322A Rehn Hall
Phone: 618-453-8287
E-mail:tupton@siu.edu

Specializations: Brain Injury, Rehabilitation Counselor Education and Disability Attitudes Dr. Thomas D. Upton is a Professor in the Rehabilitation Counselor Training Program at the Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He earned his Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling ...read full profile >>

Keith Wilson

Ph.D., CRC, Professor

Keith B. Wilson

Program Affiliation: Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration
Office: Rehn Hall 339A
Phone: 618-453-8237
E-mail: kbwilson@siu.edu

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Dr. Keith B. Wilson is Professor in the Rehabilitation Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC). He served as administrator and faculty member at The Pennsylvania State University for 15 years and Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at SIUC from July 1, 2012 ...read full profile >>