Contact Us

Hart Hall
Room: 220

Department Chair
Dr. Jeri Katz
508.531.2589
jkatz@bridgew.edu

Administrative Assistant I
Michele O'Neill
508.531.1013
m1oneill@bridgew.edu

Our Faculty - Special Education

Our Faculty

Faculty Profiles

  • Jeri Katz

    Jeri Katz
    Professor and Chairperson of Special Education
    Hart Hall, Room 224
    Tel:
    508.531.2589
    Degrees

    BS, University of Rhode Island
    MEd, Bridgewater State College
    DEd, Boston College

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  • Robert MacMillan

    Robert MacMillan
    Professor of Special Education; Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Hart Hall, Room 219
    Tel:
    508.531.2104

    Dr. Robert MacMillan is the Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and a Professor in the Department of Special Education. He is a faculty fellow for CEAS International Initiatives (bsuteaches.edublogs.org) and BSU's Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA (www.bsubears.com).

    Degrees

    BS, MEd, Frostburg State College
    MA, West Virginia University
    EdD, University of Alabama

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  • David Almeida

    David Almeida
    Professor of Special Education
    Hart Hall, Room 222
    Tel:
    508.531.2360
    Degrees

    BA, College of the Holy Cross
    MA, Assumption College
    EdM, PhD, Harvard University 

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  • J. Edward Carter

    J. Edward Carter
    Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of Special Education
    Hart Hall, Room 221
    Tel:
    508.531.2507
    Degrees

    BA, MEd, PhD, Boston College

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  • Jon L. Cash

    Jon L. Cash
    Assistant Professor and Practicum Coordinator of Special Education
    Hart Hall, Room 243
    Tel:
    508.531.2671

    Jon L. Cash received his doctorate from Mississippi State University and joins the Bridgewater State University Department of Special Education. He will teach our graduate students in Applied Curriculum Development for Learners with Special Needs: PreK-8 (SPED 504), Curriculum Development for Learners with Severe Disabilities II (SPED 525) and Seminar in Special Education (SPED 550), as well as provide supervision to our student teachers. His research and scholarship areas focus on self-efficacy beliefs and the effectiveness of professional development, self-efficacy beliefs and the processing speed of children with disabilities, and autism. His favorite activities include reading, writing, watching Southeastern Conference sports and cooking.

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  • Ken Dobush

    Associate Professor of Special Education; Graduate Program Chair, TESOL MAT (licensure)
    Hart Hall, Room 245
    Tel:
    508.531.2270
    Areas of Expertise

    Special Education - Moderate Disabilities

    Degrees

    BFA, Fordham University
    MS, College of Saint Rose
    PhD, University of Albany

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  • Carolyn Mires

    Carolyn Mires
    Assistant Professor of Special Education
    Hart Hall, Room 225
    Tel:
    508.531.2894
    Areas of Expertise

    Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities
    Conduct Disabilities
    Co-Morbid Mental Health Disorders
    Gifted and Talented Education (and lack thereof)
    Behavior Change Methods

    Degrees

    BA, University of Montana
    MA, The American University
    PhD, Pennsylvania State University

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Staff Profiles