Research Interests

  • Quality competitive employment and community living for all persons with disabilities including those with intersecting identities and other minority statuses.

Buckley’s background in disability spans over twenty years and includes eleven years as a vocational rehabilitation counselor in Indiana and Wisconsin, as well as mental health counseling, crisis management, case management, residential services provision, employment training, and teaching in a variety of public and private settings. Additionally, she worked as an associate researcher for the Wisconsin Center for Education Research in the area of systemic reform. Areas of interest and specialization include services for people with brain injuries, vision impairments, autism, and mental health diagnoses.

MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Counseling Psychology, Community Mental Health, 1999
BSW, Northeastern State University, Social Work, 1989