Karrie Shogren, Ph.D.

Karrie Shogren, Ph.D.

Karrie Shogren

Karrie A. Shogren, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education, Co-Director of the Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities, and Associate Director of the Beach Center on Disability. Dr. Shogren's research focuses on self-determination and systems of support for students with disabilities and she has a specific interest in the multiple, nested contextual factors that impact student outcomes. Dr. Shogren has published more than 85 articles in peer-reviewed journals, is the author or co-author of 10 books, and is one of the co-authors of Intellectual Disability: Definition, Classification, and Systems of Support, the 11th Edition of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' seminal definition of intellectual disability (formerly mental retardation) as well as the Supports Intensity Scale-Children's and Adult Version. Dr. Shogren has received grant funding from several sources, including the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Dr. Shogren is co-editor of Inclusion and Remedial and Special Education, and associate editor of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities.


Associate Professor,
School of Education

Associate Scientist , Beach Center on Disability ,

Ph.D. Special Education, University of Kansas
M.A. Psychology, University of Dayton
B.S. Psychology, Ohio State University

Contact Information

Phone:
785-864-8044

Research Interests

Karrie A. Shogren, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education.  Dr. Shogren's research focuses on self-determination and systems of support for students with disabilities and she has a specific interest in the multiple, nested contextual factors that impact student outcomes. Dr. Shogren has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, is the author or co-author of 5 books, and is one of the co-authors of Intellectual Disability: Definition, Classification, and Systems of Support, the 11th Edition of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' seminal definition of intellectual disability (formerly mental retardation). Dr. Shogren has received grant funding from several sources, including the Institute of Education Sciences (IES).  Dr. Shogren is co-Editor of Inclusion (with Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D.), a new e-journal published by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and is an Associate Editor for Remedial and Special Education and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.