Brittany L. Jackson, M.A., is the Assistant Director of Strategic Academic Initiatives and Study Away Coordinator at Hiram College. Brittany received her B.A. in theatre and communication and her Master of Arts in interdisciplinary studies with a focus in education and psychology, specifically autism in higher education, from Hiram College (Hiram, OH). She is currently pursuing her Ed.D. in educational leadership studies from Ashland University (Ashland, OH) with a focus on autism in higher education. She is also currently pursuing a certificate in autism spectrum disorders from Kent State University (Kent, OH).
- Ed.D., Educational Leadership Studies, Ashland University, In progress
- M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, Hiram College, 2015
- B.A., Theatre and Communication, Hiram College, 2004
Her research interests include autism spectrum disorder, higher education, and leadership studies. She is specifically interested in disability studies and how higher education institutions can better serve this population of students.
- I team-teach a course that uses theatre as a medium to explore autism that we have developed both for an online format and a traditional college classroom with Dr. Amber Chenoweth called “Exploring Ability and Disability Through Performance: Autism Spectrum Disorder.”