- Jeffrey Bakken
JEFFREY P. BAKKEN, PhD, is the Associate Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at Bradley University. He has a Bachelorís Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, and graduate degrees in the area of Special Education-Learning Disabilities from Purdue University. His specific areas of interest include: response to intervention, collaboration, transition, teacher effectiveness, assessment, learning strategies, and technology. He has written more than 150 academic publications, including books, journal articles, chapters, monographs, reports, and proceedings; and he has made over 225 presentations at local, state, regional, national, and international levels. He has just been named the co-editor of the Advances in Special Education series published by Emerald Group Publishing. In the past he has worked on volumes pertaining to the history of special education, current issues and trends in special education, learning disabilities, and behavioral disorders. Recent volumes to come out in the next year include gifted education and international special education.