Alice Cahill, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Chair, Director & Advisor for the Special Education Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Office: COE B195   |    Phone: (308) 865-1546   |    Email:

Alice Cahill, Ed.D.


Alice Cahill is an Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Nebraska Kearney where she teaches both graduate and undergraduate, online and face to face classes in the department of Teacher Education. She received her doctorate from Illinois State University in Special Education with an emphasis in Behavior. She currently serves as the Graduate Program Chair and advisor for Special Education, Director of Special Education, Undergraduate Research Advisor as well as other areas within the university community.  Her research interests include behavior (both child and adult), Neurodiversity, Trauma-based Decision-making and teacher education.


Ed.D., Illinois State University (2016)
Special Education

University of St. Francis (2007-2008)
Special Education Leadership

M.S., Northern Illinois University (2001)
Educational Administration

B.A., Benedictine University (1996)
Special Education

Joined UNK Faculty: 2017

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