Nancy Weiss

Jan Nisbet Ph.D. is professor emeritus at the University of New Hampshire. Prior to retiring in 2020, she served for ten years as the Senior Vice Provost for Research. Before assuming that position, she was the founding Director of the Institute on Disability and a tenured Professor in the Department of Education at the University of New Hampshire. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin in 1982. Dr. Nisbet has published extensively in the field of disabilities, served on several organizational, editorial and advisory boards, and has presented nationally and internationally. She has been principal investigator on many state and nationally funded projects related to children and adults with disabilities. She is the recipient of UNH’s Excellence in Research Award and the Alumni Association’s Award for Excellence in Public Service, and the Pettee Medal.

The first book to be written on the Judge Rotenberg Center and their use of painful interventions to control the behavior of children and adults with...