Nina I Zuna

Nina I Zuna
Associate Director, School of Social Work

Phone: +1 512 232 0758
Office: TCB , SSW
Office Hours: T TH 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM or by appointment

Dr. Zuna has more than 15 years of experience working with children with disabilities and their families in a variety of roles including, researcher, certified special education teacher, and in-home/in-school skills trainer. Her research interests include family quality of life, individual and family supports across the lifespan, and transition to adulthood for students with significant intellectual and developmental disabilities. More specifically, she conducts quantitative and qualitative research to understand individual/family characteristics and systemic variables that impact family quality of life in families who have children with disabilities; she also conducts intervention research to enhance transition outcomes for students with autism and significant intellectual and developmental disabilities.