Hailey Love

Assistant Professor

hailey.love@wisc.edu



Love, Hailey

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Hailey Love is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She earned her PhD in Special Education, with a focus on early childhood, from the University of Kansas in 2018. Through her scholarship, Dr. Love aims to advance justice-driven inclusive education for young children with disabilities, particularly multiply-marginalized children with disabilities. Her research includes projects on inclusive and culturally-sustaining practices, teacher preparation and professional development, and family-professional partnerships with families of Color. Dr. Love also examines applications of mixed methods inquiry within early childhood and special education research.

Education

  • PhD Special Education, University of Kansas, 2018
  • MA Child Development, Tufts University, 2012
  • BS Human Development, Cornell University, 2010

Select Publications

  • Love, H., Administrators as heterotopia architects: Supporting expansive purposes and possibilities of inclusive early childhood education. Young Exceptional Children
  • Love, H., Nyegenye, S., Wilt, C., & Annamma, S. Black families’ resistance to deficit positioning: Addressing the paradox of parent involvement. Race, Ethnicity, and Education
  • Love, H., & Horn, E. (2021). Definition, context, quality: Current issues in research examining high-quality inclusive education. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 40(2), 204-216. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Love, H., & Corr, C. (2021). Integrating without quantitizing: Two examples of deductive analysis strategies within qualitatively-driven mixed methods research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Love, H., & Beneke, M. (2021). Pursuing justice-driven inclusive education research: Disability Critical Race theory (DisCrit) in Early Childhood. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Corr, C., Snodgrass, M. R., Love, H., Scott, I. M., Kim, J., & Andrews, L. (2020). Exploring the landscape of mixed methods research in special education: A systematic review. Remedial and Special Education Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Kurth, J. A., Love, H., & Bartz, J. (2020). Parent perspectives of their involvement in IEP development for children with autism. Focus on Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 35(1), 36-46. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Miller, A. M., Love, H., Kurth, J. A., & Zagona, A. L. (2019). Parent agency and family-school partnerships: Animating diverse enactments for (special) education decision-making. Inclusion, 7(2), 92-110. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Love, H., Horn, E., & An, Z. (2019). Teaching observational data collection to pre-service early childhood educators. Teacher Education and Special Education, 42(4), 297-319. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Love, H., Zagona, A. L., Kurth, J. A., & Miller, A. L. (2017). Parents’ experiences in education decision-making for children and youth with disabilities. Inclusion, 5(3), 158-172. Online Publication/Abstract.

Select Presentations

  • Love, H. (2021, ). Professional development supporting inclusive education. presented at the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference
  • Love, H., Corr, C., & Snodgrass, M. (2020, ). Methodological training in special education doctoral programs: The skills, perceptions, and values of the next generation of scholars. presented at the American Educational Research Conference (AERA)
  • Love, H. (2020, ). Using mixed methods to examine the context and processes of inclusive education. presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.
  • Love, H. (2019, ). Beyond family involvement: Advancing true collaboration with culturally and linguistically diverse families. presented at the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Corr, C., Love, H., Snodgrass, M., Scott, I., Kim, J., & Andrews, L. (2019, ). Exploring the landscape of mixed methods research in special education: A systematic review. presented at the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Love, H., Nyegenye, S., Annamma, S., & Wilt, C. (2019, ). The paradox of parent involvement: A DisCrit analysis of Black families’ resistance to deficit positioning of disabled Black girls. presented at the Critical Race Studies in Education (CRSEA) Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Love, H., & Horn, E. (2018, ). Translating inclusive practices across early childhood settings: Recommendations for high-quality inclusion. presented at the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Love, H. (2018, ). Making data-based decisions within inclusive early childhood settings. presented at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Love, H. (2017, ). Methodological training in special education doctoral programs: The skills, perceptions, and values of the next generation of scholars. presented at the American Educational Research Conference (AERA), San Antonio, TX.
  • Love, H., & Horn, E. (2017, ). Teaching observational progress monitoring to pre-service early childhood teachers. presented at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Conference, Boston, MA.

Select Awards and Honors

  • Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (CRECE) Fellow, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 2020
  • Judy Tate Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Department of Special Education, University of Kansas, 2018
  • Doctoral Student Scholar, Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Division for Research (DR), (2017-2018)
  • Leadership Preparation Fellowship, Global Learning Opportunities Building Early Education Leaders (GLOBEEL), University of Kansas, (2014-2018)
  • DEC Diversity Council (VOICES) Recommended Session, Division for Early Childhood Conference, 2016
  • Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital, (2011-2012)