Karen Ihrig

Karen Ihrig
Assistant Professor, Special Education & Disability Studies
(202) 994-5986


Hess-Rice, L., Ihrig, K., Merves, E., & Brown, M. (2010). In J. L. Nath, I. Guadarrama, & J. Ramsey, (Eds.), Investigating university/ school partnerships: A volume in professional development school research. Greenwich, CT: Information Age.

In the News

Drs. Elisabeth Rice and Karen Ihrig published an article with Special Education and Disability Studies alumnae Margaux BrownKandace HoppinAmy SrsicAdelaide Kelly-Massoud and doctoral student Melissa Boston in the Journal of Child and Families Studies.

Special Education and Disability Studies faculty, staff, students and alumni presented at the recent Council for Exceptional Children conference. Dr. Joan Kester, with doctoral students Matthew Flanagan and Julie Stella, presented the session "Transition Discoveries: Data-Driven Planning and Pathways to Success," where participants learned about the Transition Discoveries Quality Indicator research project, a multi-year participatory action study. Dr. Elisabeth Rice, Dr. Karen Ihrig, and GSEHD alumna Dr. Amy Srsic (with the University of Pittsburgh), presented a poster session entitled, "Raising Girls with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: Perceptions of 16 Caregivers."

Dr. Elisabeth Rice and Dr. Karen Ihrig, along with GSEHD alumnae Dr. Amy Srsic, Dr. Kandace Hoppin and Dr. Margaux Brown, and doctoral candidate Adelaide Kelly Massoud, presented the paper, "The Failure of Schools to Meet the Needs of Girls with EBD: Perceptions and Recommendations" at the Teacher Educators of Children with Behavior Disorder (TECBD) conference.

GSEHD alumnae Dr. Kandace Wernsing Hoppin and Dr. Amy Srsic joined faculty members Dr. Elisabeth Rice and Dr. Karen Ihrig and doctoral student Adelaide Kelly Massoud to present a paper at the Teacher Educators of Children with Behavioral Disorders Conference in Tempe, AZ.