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ABOUT ROB MATCHETT


Rob Matchett is from the South Side Flatts in Pittsburgh, Pennslvania. He attended Indiana Univeristy of Pennsylvania where he recieved a B.S. in Disability Services and a B.A. in Sociology. During his time at IUP Matchett was named the 2015 recipient of the Ray Coppler Disability Awareness Award for his advocacy for students with disabilities. Matchett went on to begin his Masters degree at IUP and was named the 2018 Outstanding Graduate Student. In his last year at IUP Matchett transferred to Louisiana State University to complete his Masters degree and obtain his Ph.D. in Sociology.

Current Research Projects:

  • Matchett, R.M & Walker, M. (2018-Present). “Attitudinal Pathways: Stigma and Accommodation Attitudes of University Faculty”. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.
  • Matchett, R.M., Coto, L.P., & Berkowitz, D.B. (2020-Present). “You Had Me At ‘Woof!’: A Qualitative Exploration Into The World of Pup Play”. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.
  • Matchett, R.M., Burns, A.R., Coto, L.P., & Walker, M. (2020-Present) “The Digital Dilemma: Effects of Shifting to Digital Instruction on Students with Disabilities in the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic”. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.

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