Elisabeth Hess Rice, Ed.D (Lisa)

Elisabeth Rice is an Associate Professor of Special Education and Disability Studies at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at The George Washington University. Currently, Dr. Rice coordinates the department’s doctoral program and co-coordinates a graduate teacher education program focusing on empowering and serving neurodiverse learners. Her research interests and publications focus on girls with learning and behavioral challenges and effective school/university partnerships. A former classroom teacher, Dr. Rice specializes in preparing educators to effectively teach and advocate for all students- particularly for students with learning and behavioral challenges. Additionally, with the support of doctoral students in her department, Dr. Rice has led an effort to increase access and inclusion for all learners in higher education.