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A portrait of Adele Crudden

Adele Crudden

Ph.D., Professor

P.O. Box 6189
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Campus Mailstop: 9741

Phone:(662) 325-8859
Fax: (662) 325-8989


  • M.S.W., Louisiana State University
  • M.S., Mississippi State University
  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Peer Reviewer, Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness
  • Peer Reviewer, Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work
  • Peer Reviewer, Open Rehabilitation Journal
  • Member, Mississippi Library Commission Advisory Board

Research/Training Specialization

  • Licensed Master Social Worker - Mississippi
  • Licensed Professional Counselor - Louisiana, Mississippi
  • Licensed Professional Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor - Louisiana
  • Qualified Mental Retardation Professional - Louisiana, Alabama
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Certified Disability Management Specialist
  • Certified Battelle Developmental Inventory Administrator

Selected Publications

Recent Grants

  • Co-principal Investigator, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment Outcomes for Individuals Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 2010 - 2015
  • Co-principal Investigator, Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, State needs assessment, 2008-2009
  • Co-principal Investigator, Florida Division of Blind Services, State needs assessment, 2008
  • Co-principal Investigator, U.S. Dept. of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Transition services leading to competitive employment, 2008-2010
  • Co-principal Investigator, U.S. Department of Education, Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Vocational Rehabilitation for persons who are blind/visually impaired, 2001-2006