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Holly PaeHolly Pae
Associate Professor of Special Education

Ed.D., West Virginia University

Dr. Pae teaches special education in the area of learning disabilities. Her research interests include school governance reform, practices to promote inclusive schooling, and issue concerning child welfare and reading sponsorship in rural communities.


Kimberly PurdyKim Purdy
Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Queen’s University

Dr. Purdy teaches psychology. Her scholarly interests lie in Experimental Psychology, specifically Perception, Cognition and Neuropsychology.

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