Susan Evans, Ed.D.

Professor of Education, Emeritus
Learning & Instruction Department


B.S., University of Connecticut, 1967
M.A., Columbia University, 1968
Ed.D., University of Arizona, 1977

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Special education; survey research; teacher training; grant writing; female adult development.


Evans, S., Eliot, M., Hood, J., Driggs, M., Mori, A. & Johnson, T. (2005). Assessing the Special Education Faculty Shortage: The Crisis in California -- A Statewide Study of the Professorate. Teacher Education Quarterly, 32(4), 7-21.
Evans, S., Andrews, L., Miller, N., & Smith, S. (2003) An alternative model for preparing special education teacher educators. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(2), 150-53.
Andrews, L., Miller, N., Evans, S., & Smith, S. (2003). An Internship model to recruit, train, and retain special educators for culturally diverse urban classrooms. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(1), 74-78.
Andrews, L., Evans, S., & Miller, N. (Summer 2002). How can we prepare and retain effective special education teachers? 6 (2), 26-42. Academic Exchange Quarterly.
Evans, S. & Mayfield, K. (November 2000). Ending discrimination in special education. American Journal of Mental Deficiency.
Evans, S. & Avis, J. (1999). The women who broke all the rules: How the choices of a generation changed our lives. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks.