Liz is interested in conducting research in the areas of intellectual and developmental disabilities, health and health disparities, and social networks. She is currently working with Dr. Aislinn Conrad-Hiebner on a project exploring the relationships between adverse childhood experiences and social networks. She has also assisted Dr. Mercedes Bern-Klug with projects on advance care planning.
Liz' teaching and TA experience include Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Introduction to Social Work Research, and Social Welfare Policy and Practice. She has also served as a field instructor for BSW and MSW students. Prior to joining the PhD program, Liz' practice experience was with children and adults with disabilities and their families.