Alisa Lowrey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education
Dr. Alisa Lowrey is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern Mississippi. She is a special educator with more than 25 years experience working primarily with individuals with developmental disabilities while also preparing others to work in this field. Her research includes teacher education, training and evaluation; inclusive educational practices including postsecondary practices for students with developmental disabilities including autism; and designing quality, individualized curricula to include the application of Universal Design for Learning. Dr. Lowrey has been Principal Investigator of several grants and contracts including a DOE TPSID grant and the Louisiana Autism Spectrum and Related Disabilities statewide autism project. Dr. Lowrey currently serves as the co-Editor of FOCUS on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities.