Dr. Jodi M. Duke
EdD, Johns Hopkins University
Academic Program Coordinator, Special Education: Autism
Academic Program Coordinator (graduate), Special Education: General Curriculum
Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities
Special Education: General Curriculum
Special Education: Mild Disabilities
Phone: (703) 993-6555
Fax: (703) 993-3678
Email: jduke4 (@gmu.edu)
George Mason University
Finley Building 205B
4400 University Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030
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 transition, well-being and mental health supports for neurodiverse college students.
Autism, neurodiversity, disability, mental health, well-being, transition
Selected Recent Publications
Strimel, M. M., Francis, G. L., & Duke, J. M. (in press). “We’re not gods of accommodations:” Disability resource professionals and accommodation decision-making. Journal of College Student Development.
Strimel, M. M., Francis, G. L., & Duke, J. M. (in press). “We’re human, unfortunately:” Identities and experiences of higher education disability resource professionals. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability.
Strimel, M.M., Francis, G.L., & Duke, J.M. (2022). “Looking at the whole student”: Identities and the higher education accommodation process. Journal of College Student Development 63(6), 695-699. https://www.muse.jhu.edu/article/877712.
Duke, J.M., Francis, G.L. & Fujita, M. (2022). Experiences of parents of young adults with disabilities and co-occurring mental health disorders. Inclusion. https://doi.org/10.1352/2326-6988-10.2.147
Fujita, M., Duke, J.M., & Francis, G.L. (2022). 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. & 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.
- College of Education and Human Development
- School of Education
- Division of Special Education and disAbility Research
- Special Education
- Special Education: General Curriculum
- Special Education: Mild Disabilities
- Special Education: Autism
- Special Education: Adapted Curriculum
- Special Education: Non-licensure
- Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities
- Classroom Management and Positive Behavior Supports (EDSE 251)
- Language Development and Reading (EDSE 403)
- Introduction to Special Education (EDSE 501)
- Language Development and Reading (EDSE 503)
- Characteristics of Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum (EDSE 540)
- Adapted Instructional Methods and Transition for Secondary Learners (EDSE 544)
- Special Education Research (EDSE 590)
- Special Topics in Education (EDSE 597)
- Assessment (EDSE 627)
- Secondary Curriculum and Strategies for Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum (EDSE 629)
- Characteristics of Individuals with Autism (EDSE 634)
- Interventions for Individuals with Autism (EDSE 635)
- Supporting Communication and Literacy for Individuals with Autism (EDSE 636)
- Autism Across the Lifespan: Collaboration with Critical Partners (EDSE 637)
- Curriculum and Methods: Severe Disabilities (EDSE 661)
- Internship: Special Education in General Curriculum (EDSE 783)
- Internship: Adapted Curriculum (EDSE 784)
- Internship in Special Education (EDSE 790)
- Midpoint Portfolio (EDSE 791)
- Final Portfolio (EDSE 792)
- Classroom and Behavior Management in PreK-12 Classrooms (EDUC 505)
- Independent Study for the Doctor of Philosophy in Education (EDUC 897)
- Advanced Internship in Education (EDUC 994)