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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

Dr. Jodi M. Duke
(she/her/hers)
EdD, Johns Hopkins University
Associate Professor
Academic Program Coordinator, Sp Ed: Autism
Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities
Sp Ed: General Curriculum
Sp Ed: Mild Disabilities
Special Education

Contact Information

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Phone: (703) 993-6555
Fax: (703) 993-3678
Email: jduke4 (@gmu.edu)

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Finley Building 205B
4400 University Dr.
MS 1F2
Fairfax, VA 22030

Profile

Dr. Duke is an Associate Professor in the Division of Special Education and disAbility Research. She is also the Academic Program Coordinator of the Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Program.

Dr. Duke received a B.S. in Elementary Education from University of Michigan, a M.S. in Special Education from Johns Hopkins University, and an Ed.D. in Special Education from Johns Hopkins University. Her research focuses on postsecondary transition and college supports for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities.  

Research Interests

Dr. Duke's research focuses on postsecondary transition and mental health  supports for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities.  

Recent Publications

Duke, J.M., Francis, G.L. & Fujita, M. (in press). Experiences of parents of young adults with disabilities and co-occurring mental health disorders. Inclusion.

Fujita, M., Duke, J.M., & Francis, G.L. (in press). I’m not Prepared:’ Experiences of Professionals Working with Students with Disabilities and Co-occurring Mental Health Disorders, Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals.

Francis, G. L., Duke, J. M., & Fujita, M. (2021). Experiences of college students with disabilities and co-occurring mental health disorders: Informing college transition and retention. Psychology in the Schools.  https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.22637

Francis, G. L., Duke, J. M., & Fujita, M. (2021). Experiences of college students with disabilities and co-occurring mental health disorders: Impact of needs and coping strategies. Psychology in the Schools.  https://doi-org.mutex.gmu.edu/10.1002/pits.22637

Francis, G.L., Duke, J.M., Fujita, M. & Raines, A. (2020). Goal setting to support mental wellness among adolescents with disabilities and co-occurring mental health needs. TEACHING Exceptional Children. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0040059920974706

Alsuhaibani, A.S., Evmenova, A.S., Graff, H.J., & Duke, J.M. (2020). Arabic version of the ARC’s Self-Determination Scale for Saudi female adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, and Multiple Disabilities. Journal of International Special Needs Education.  https://doi.org/10.9782/19-00007

Francis, G. L., Duke, J., & Siko, L. (2020). Be Ready, Be Well: A conceptual framework for supporting well-being among college students with disabilities. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 33(2), 129-141.

Francis, G. L., Duke, J. M., Fujita, M., & Sutton, J. C. (2019). “It’s a constant fight:” Experiences of college students with disabilities. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 32(3), 247-261. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1236871.pdf

Francis, G. L., Duke, J. M., Kliethermes, A. J., Demetro, K., & Graff, H. (2018). Apps to support a successful transition to college for students with ASD. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 51(2), 111-124. https://doi.org/10.1177/0040059918802768

Francis, G. L., Duke, J. M., Brigham, F. J., & Demetro, K. (2018). Student perceptions of college-readiness, college services and supports, and family involvement in college: An exploratory study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48, 3573-3585. doi: 10.1007/s10803-018-3622-x

Francis, G. L., Duke, J. M., & Chiu, C. (2017). The college road trip: Supporting college success for students with autism. Division of Autism and Developmental Disabilities Online Journal, 4, 20-35. Retrieved from http://daddcec.org/Portals/0/CEC/Autism_Disabilities/Research/Publications/DOJ_Volume4_2017.pdf

Weiss, M.P, Evmenova, A.S., Kennedy, M.J., & Duke, J.M. (2016). Creating content acquisition podcasts (CAPs) for vocabulary. Journal of Special Education Technology, 31(4), 228-235.

King-Sears, M. E., & Duke, J. M. (2010). Bring your textbook! Using secondary texts to assess reading demands and skills required for students with high-incidence disabilities. Intervention in School and Clinic, 45, 284-293.

Duke, J.M., & Lane, G.M. (2008). A brief report on the systematic instructional guidelines for teaching students with multiple disabilities to respond to choices using photographs. The SLD Experience, 52, 34-43.