Vice Chair of Research
Gwendolyn Carey, Ed.D. is an Instructor and founding member at FAU’s Academy for Community Inclusion which is a state-of-the-art program for adults with Intellectual Disabilities (ID). Dr. Carey’s previous experience includes over 15 years teaching students with various exceptionalities from birth to 22 at Easter Seals, Arc and the School District of Palm Beach County. She earned her Doctor of Education in Exceptional Student Education from Florida Atlantic University (FAU).
Dr. Carey’s expertise is in the area of Intellectual Disability (ID), transition, and Post-Secondary Education (PSE) for individuals with ID. Her research interests revolve around the impact of inclusion in higher education not only for individuals with ID, but also for other members of the campus community with whom students with ID interact. Her research is focused around quality of the effects of inclusion on all within the campus community.