Dr. Edlyn Pena


A selection of full text copies of Dr. Peña's publications can be found here.

Dr. Peña has delivered dozens of research presentations, workshops, and keynote speeches about autism and disability.  For more information about her presentations, please see her curriculum vitae

Select Publications

·         Brown, K., Peña, E.V., & Rankin, S. (2017).  Unwanted sexual contact: Students with autism and other disabilities at greater risk. Journal of College Student Development.

·         Austin, K. & Peña, E.V.  (2017).  Exceptional faculty members who responsively teach students with autism spectrum disorders.  Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability.

·         Brennan, E. & Peña, E.V.  (2016).  Autism, inclusion, and communication in higher education.  Developments.

·         Peña, E.V., Stapleton, L. D., & Schaffer, L.M. (2016). Diverse and critical perspectives on disability identity.  In E.S. Abes (Ed.).  Diverse and Critical Perspectives on Student Development Theory. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

·         Spence, M. & Peña, E.V. (2015).  Intersections of autism, race, and class: A social justice agenda for inclusive leadership practices.  In K. Esposito & A. Normore (Eds.) Inclusive Practices for Special Populations in Urban Settings: The Moral Imperative for Social Justice Leadership.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. 

·         Peña, E.V.  (2014). Marginalization of published scholarship on students with disabilities in journals of higher education.  Journal of College Student Development, 55(1), 30-40.

·         Peña, E.V. & Kocur, J. (2013). Parenting experiences in supporting the transition of students with autism spectrum disorders into community college.  Journal of Applied Research in Community Colleges, 20(2), 5-12.

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