Vivian Hardison

Disability Specialist

Vivian is a disability specialist and has been in the Disability field for over 10 years. Her career started as a testing coordinator and quickly grew to her seeking advanced degrees to better serve students. She holds an M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling and an M.S. in Rehabilitation Administration from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She also holds her CRC. Areas of expertise include chronic health conditions, mental health conditions, and application of accommodations in professional schools. Her current research areas include DisCrit, Latinx disabled populations, and familial bonds. 

In her spare time time, she can be found at her daughter’s dance studio and following her around dance competitions. She also enjoys reading, yoga, and lifting heavy weights. She welcomes students to make an appointment with her so together they can create a successful plan for the students academic journey.