Amber Brown Ruiz
School of Education
Special Education and Disability Policy
Chin-Chih Chen, Ph.D.
Ruiz received her master's degree in rehabilitation psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi. She has worked as a mentor and counselor for students with disabilities. Ruiz is interested in the relationship between early social-emotional development and later self-determination, and mental health outcomes of post-secondary transition planning.