Joelle Fingerhut

Assistant Professor of Education


Joelle Fingerhut has taught children with disabilities in a variety of roles, including as a literacy interventionist, behavior therapist, case manager, and teacher, and in various states across the U.S. as well as in the Middle East. She has experience teaching special education teacher preparation courses and supervising teacher candidates in their teaching placements. She most recently worked at Rutgers University, where she provided professional development on evidence-based behavioral interventions to teaching assistants and teachers.

Dr. Fingerhut has presented her research at national and international conferences and published in journals such as Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities and Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention. In her free time, Dr. Fingerhut enjoys running, playing board games, reading, and photography. She is excited to join the Education department at Marist and support the teacher candidates!


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