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Connie Sung

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Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

452A Erickson Hall


Dr. Connie Sung is a professor at Michigan State University and director of the Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling program. She also co-directs the MSU Center for Services, Training and Research for Independence and Desired Employment (STRIDE). Her expertise includes occupational therapy, cognitive neuroscience, and rehabilitation counseling psychology. Dr. Sung's research focuses on the role of biopsychosocial factors and community-based interventions in improving individuals with disabilities in transition, career development, and psychosocial adjustment. She has authored over 80 publications and received multiple American Rehabilitation Counseling Association research awards. Dr. Sung's work emphasizes a holistic, strengths-based approach, developing community-based interventions for improving the quality of life and career development of individuals with disabilities. This involves interdisciplinary, interagency, and international collaborations, extending to countries like Hong Kong, China, Ireland, the UK, Slovakia, Ghana, Botswana, and Mali. Her commitment to disability and inclusion worldwide is underscored by her invited presentations at the United Nations General Assembly's Science Summit.