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Elisabeth Simpson, PhD, CRC, NCC

Teaching Assistant Professor


Office: 504C Allen Hall


Elisabeth Simpson is a teaching assistant professor in the Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program. She has taught both online and in-person courses in rehabilitation counseling and clinical mental health counseling programs since completing her Ph.D. in counselor education & supervision at Duquesne University in 2017. In addition to her work as a rehabilitation counselor educator, she has presented at numerous national conferences as a subject-matter expert in the employment of people with physical and mental health impairments. Simpson previously worked as lead consultant with the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) at WVU, a role which included consultation and training of employer representatives and human resource managers in disability employment policy, accommodations and best practices for hiring people with disabilities. Her research interests include social justice competency and assistive technology.