Song Ju

Song Ju

Associate Professor

Teachers College

600E

CECH Teacher Education & Leadership - 0022

600E
Teachers/Dyer Hall
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221

Professional Summary

Song Ju is an associate professor in the program of Special Education at School of Education. She earned her Ph.D. degree in 2012 from Texas A&M University. Her primary research interest is secondary transition for students with disabilities, with specific foci on transition to employment and postsecondary education. Other research interests include students with disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System and self-determination.

Education

Ph.D., Texas A&M University College Station, TX, 2012 (Special Education)

M.A.T. , Clemson University Clemson, SC, 2008 (Middle Grade Mathematics Education)

Positions and Work Experience

08-15-2013 - Assistant Professor, University of Cincinanti, Cincinnati, Ohio

05-31-2012 -07-31-2013 Research Associate, A program coordinator for postsecondary training programs., Texas A&M University,

09-01-2010 -12-01-2012 Graduate Assistant, Working as a graduate assistant for multiple transition projects., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

01-01-2010 -09-30-2010 Graduate Assistant, A project director for "Teaching Mathematics to Students with Significant Disabilities"., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

08-15-2008 -12-31-2010 Graduate Assistant, A graduate assistant for multiple transition projects., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

08-15-2006 -05-31-2008 Graduate Assistant, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Research Support

Grant: #15751 Investigators:Ju, Song; Troup, Karen 07-01-2015 -06-30-2016 Department of Education Transition to Work: Partnerships and Teaming Role:PI $8,004.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #15751 Investigators:Ju, Song; Troup, Karen 07-01-2016 -06-30-2017 Federal Transition to Work: Partnerships and Teaming Role:PI $15655.00 Active Type:Grant

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Landmark, L., Zhang, D., Ju, S., McVey, T., & Ji, M. (2016. )Experiences of disability advocates and self-advocates in Texas.Journal of Disability Policy Studies, ,

Ju, S., & Tang, M. (2016. )Career planning and transition for students with mental health issues: Integrated services in K-12 settings .Journal of Career Planning and Adult Development, ,32 (1 ),63.

Ju, S., Kortering, L., Osmanir, K., & Zhang, D. (2015. )Vocational rehabilitation transition outcomes: A look at one state’s evidence .Journal of Rehabilitation, ,81, ,47-53.

Barrett, D. E., Ju, S., Katsiyannis, A. & Zhang, D. (2015. )Females in the juvenile justice system: Influences on delinquency and recidivism .Journal of Child and Family Studies, ,24 ,417-433.

Zhang, D., Katsiyannis, A., Ju, S., & Roberts, E. L. (2014. )Minority representation in special education: Five-year trends.Journal of Child and Family Studies, ,23 ,118

Roberts, E., Ju, S., & Zhang, D. (2014. )Review of practices that promote self-advocacy for students with disabilities.Journal of Disability Policy Studies, ,26 (4 ),209

Ju, S., Pacha, J., Moore, K., & Zhang, D (2014. )Employability skills for entry-level employees with and without disabilities: A comparison between the perspectives of educators and employers .40 ,203

Ju, S., Roberts, E., & Zhang, D. (2013. )Employer attitudes toward workers with disabilities: A review of research in the past decade. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation .Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, ,38 ,113.

Ju, S., Zhang, D., & Katsiyannis, A. (2013. )The causal relationship between academic self-concept and academic achievement for students with disabilities: An analysis of SEELS DATA .Journal of Disability Policy Studies, ,1 (24 ),4-14.

Ju, S., Zhang, D., & Pacha, J (2012. )Employability skills valued by employers as important for entry-level employees with and without disabilities. .Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, ,35 ,29-38.

Hsu, H. Y., Zhang, D., Kwok, O., Li, Y., & Ju, S. (2011. )Distinguishing the influences of father and mother involvements on adolescent academic achievement: Analyses of Taiwan Education Panel Survey data. Journal of Early Adolescence .The Journal of Early Adolescence, ,32 ,694-713.

Zhang, D., Hsu, H. Y., Katsiyannis, A., Barrett, D. E., & Ju, S. (2011. )Adolescents with disabilities in the juvenile justice system: Patterns of recidivism .Exceptional Children, ,77 ,283-298.

Landmark, L. J., Ju, S., & Zhang, D. (2010. )Substantiated best practices in transition: Fifteen plus years later .Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, ,33 ,165-176.

Zhang, D., Wilson, V., Katsiyannis, A., Barrett, D. E., Ju, S., & Wu, J. Y. Truancy offenders in the juvenile justice system: A multi-cohort replication study. Behavioral Disorders, ,25 ,229-242

Book Chapter

Zhang, D., Wang, M., Xu, Y., & Ju, S. (2013 )Special education in China. Education in China:Cultural Influences, Global Perspectives and Social Challenges .(pp. 17-40.).New York,Nova Publishers

Encyclopedia Article

Ju,S. (2013. )Encyclopedia of Special Education: A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals .Hoboken, NJ: Wiley

Ju, S. (2013. )Encyclopedia of Special Education: A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals .Hoboken, NJ: Wiley

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Ju, S., Zeng, W., & Landmark, L. (2016. )Review of Self-Determination and Academic Success for Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education. 2016 DCDT Conference, Myrtle Beach,SC. Level:National

Landmark, L., & Ju, S. (2016. )Practitioner knowledge and skill assessment for CLD youth with disabilities .2016 CEC, St.Louis,M0. Level:International

Landmark, L., Greene, G., & Ju, S. (2015. )Practitioner knowledge and skill for transition planning with CLD youth with disabilities .2015 Oregon DCDT Conference, Portland, OR. Level:National

Zhang, D., Ju, S., & Landmank, L. (2014. )What works in the transition to employment? .Cleveland, OH, 2014 DCDT Conference. Level:National

Contact Information

Academic - 600E
Teachers/Dyer Hall
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221
Phone: 513-556-5693
song.ju@uc.edu