- Curriculum and Instruction
- Academic Programs:
- Special Education
- Research Areas:
- Transition and postsecondary programs for students with Intellectual disabilities (TPSID), employment for individuals with intellectual disabilities, teacher education disability policy advocacy
- Indiana Institute on Disability and Community Profile
Andresen’s background is in education, working as a junior high school special education teacher for 4 years. His research includes many areas surrounding the transition to adulthood for individuals with intellectual disabilities, focusing on Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) programs across the nation. Specifically, Andresen’s research is interested in the impact of these programs on students’ long-term employability.
Andresen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from Purdue University, a Master’s Degree in Special Education and Ph.D. in Special Education from Indiana University.