Special Education Alumna Receives Excellence Award

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Mandy Rispoli

The Department of Special Education is proud of graduate Dr. Mandy Rispoli, who recently received the inaugural Trailblazer Award for mid-career excellence and impact in research and scholarship from Purdue University. Dr. Rispoli is currently an associate professor of special education in the Department of Educational Studies at Purdue. She earned her doctorate under the supervision of Dr. Mark O’Reilly, in Autism and Developmental Disabilities from The University of Texas at Austin in 2009.