Emily M. Lund, Ph.D., C.R.C.
PhD, Rehabilitation Counseling, Utah State University
M.S., Master of Science in Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University
B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Montana
B.S.W, Bachelor of Social Work, University of Montana
Recent Grant Awards:
2021-2022 $1,350. Principal Investigator. Intersecting Oppressions: Examining the Occurrence and Mental Health Effects of Race- and Disability-related Traumatic Experiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Racial Disparities and Oppression Related Research Grant program. Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling.
2020-2025 $1,766,158 ($980, 216 federal/$785, 942) University of Alabama cost match. Principal Investigator (.10 AY FTE). Rehabilitation Counselor Preparation for Careers in the State-Federal Vocational Rehabilitation System: Multi-State Impact Through Distance Education. Long-term training grant. Rehabilitation Services Administration. (Teresa A. Grenawalt, Program Director/Co-PI)
Emily M. Lund, Ph.D., C.R.C, is an assistant professor of counselor education in the department of educational studies in psychology, research methodology and counseling at The University of Alabama. Their work uses a framework that emphasizes positive disability identity development, intersectionality and disability culture competence. Their primary research interests include interpersonal violence and trauma in people with disabilities; suicide and non-suicidal self-injury in people with disabilities; the experiences of graduate students with disabilities; and LGBTQ+ issues, particularly as they intersect with disability. Dr. Lund has published 100 peer-reviewed publications ad numerous book chapters. They have also co-edited two books: “Religion, Disability, and Interpersonal Violence” (2017) and “Violence against LGBTQ+ Persons: Research, Practice, and Advocacy” (2021), both published by Springer. Their work has been highly cited in scholarly literature, received awards and has received national media attention in both popular and trade outlets. They are a non-binary person with a physical disability.