Mastery of Subject Matter 3

Mastery of Subject Matter Review 3 provides evidence for my 3rd re-appointment review and promotion application Sept. 2017.


I. Formal Preparation:

PhD in Social Policy                                                                                     May 2013

Lurie Fellow in Disability Policy Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Evidence Mastery of Subject Matter-4

M.A. in Social Policy                                                                                      May 2010

Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Special Education               May 2008

University of Maine


Certificate in Brain Research in Education                                               June 2006

University of Washington


M.Ed in Special Education                                                                           August 1986

Concentration: Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

University of Maine

B.S. in Elementary Education                                                                      June 1985

Northeastern University

2.  Post doc: N/A

3. Licenses, honors, awards:

Teacher certification

Massachusetts General Education Teacher k-8

Maine General Education Teacher k-6

Maine Special Education Teacher 280 Mild/Moderate Disabilities k-12

Maine Special Education Teacher 282 Severe Disabilities k-12

Maine Special Education 079 Special Education Consultant

AwardsAwards for teaching under Effectiveness of Teaching tab and research under Scholarly Ability


4. Reputation—requests for presentations, letters from colleagues, conferences, associations

(a) Invitation to present on panel at SUNY Disability Studies Conference: Brockport panel

(b) Requests for reviews: Bank Street Occasional Paper Series: bank st email

(c) Invitation to Review for Research & Practice in Severe Disabilities and Maternal & Child Health Journal, here: : Reviewer Invites 2016-17       Children and Youth Services Review here; CYSR Reviewer Invite

(d) Reviewer for RDS (disability studies) since 2013: RDS_Timberlake_Invitation_RB_Reviewer

(d) Notice of articles citing my work: Work Cited and (courtesy of D. Smukler): citation sample

  • Please note:  Journals that have invited me to review submissions as well as the journals in which my research has been published are legitimate and known in my field….as opposed to this recent invitation: Amazing!

(e) Conference reviews

(f) Conference presentations.





5. Click Here to View Previous Reappointment Decision Issued December 2015: Review letters Fall 2015