Miriam Kuhn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders

Miriam Kuhn’s primary area of interest is early childhood special education. Her research involvement includes the promotion of family-teacher partnerships to address developmental, social-emotional and behavioral needs of young children, as well as a team decision-making process to determine appropriate dosage of early intervention services. Her research has appeared in Infants & Young Children and Young Exceptional Children. She participates in the Early Childhood Workforce Development forums for the Buffett Early Childhood Institute and is currently engaged with a trans-disciplinary team developing the Inclusive Early Childhood Education major for UNO.

Kuhn earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her education specialist degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She is a nationally certified school psychologist and has worked for Kearney Public Schools. Her experience includes working as a Head Start family educator and a primary grade teacher.