Doctoral Student - Cohort 2
University of North Carolina
Rebecca Parkin is pursuing her doctorate in occupational science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a doctoral student, her research interests broadly include sensory regulation and social-emotional learning; disparities and barriers to educational and therapeutic programs; and policy. Prior to starting her doctoral program, Rebecca earned a bachelor’s degree in occupational science and master’s degree in occupational therapy at St. Catherine University. Rebecca previously worked as a clinical administrator in leadership, with emphasis on therapeutic and early education program and curriculum development and implementation. She also has clinical experience as an occupational therapist, feeding specialist, and certification in the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM).