Robin Drogan, Ph.D.


Robin Drogan
Graduate Program Coordinator of Exceptionality Programs, Associate Professor

Ph.D., Lehigh University

M.S., Bloomsburg University

B.S., University of Maryland

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Robin Drogan, an assistant professor and graduate program coordinator in the Department of Exceptionality Programs. She has been involved in the education of individuals with disabilities for more than 20 years. During this time, her roles have included teacher, teacher collaborator, educational and behavioral interventionist, researcher, and author.

Her research and practical interests focus on tiered behavioral and academic supports for students, preventive intervention strategies for young children, team collaboration emphasizing teacher involvement, family engagement, and peer support systems within the context of addressing the needs of all students and staff in inclusive settings. Dr. Drogan spends much of her time supporting preservice students in extensive field experiences focusing on the implementation of evidence-based practice and prevention-based strategies.

Vicki and John Mihalik Faculty Fellow - Robin Drogan

Drogan, the special education graduate coordinator, received her bachelor’s degree in special education from the University of Maryland, College Park. After practicing as a special education teacher for fifteen years in Maryland and Pennsylvania, Robin continued on and received her master’s degree in special education from Bloomsburg University.  She earned her doctorate in special education from Lehigh University. She specializes in supporting students with challenging behavior and complex instructional needs. Her research interests include providing targeted intervention for students with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges and inclusive evidence-based practices for students with significant disabilities. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles, co-authored a book and chapters.