Caroline M. Kobek Pezzarossi, PhD
Gallaudet University (DC)
Caroline M. Kobek Pezzarossi, PhD, has worked at the local, state, and federal level in rehabilitation and mental health fields. Her background includes delivery of direct care as a counselor for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Dr. Kobek Pezzarossi has taught a wide range of individuals, both in the classroom and out. Her strong background in independent living skills as well as psychology has provided her the opportunity to work with individuals in becoming productive members of society. As an associate professor of psychology, she has taught a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level and participated in projects supporting career development, health literacy, and diversity initiatives. She has contributed to state and national forums related to issues of concern for people with disabilities.
Dr. Kobek Pezzarossi's research interests are cultural interactions and communication, intimate partner violence in the Deaf and hard of hearing population and therapeutic interactions.
- PhD, Clinical Psychology, Gallaudet University (DC)
- MA, Clinical Psychology, Gallaudet University (DC)
- MS, Rehabilitation Counseling for the Deaf, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (AR)