Skip to Main Content

The University of Tennessee

Enter the name of your College, Department, or Unit Here

Frequently Used Tools:




Patrick L. Dunn , Ph.D. CRC

Program Coordinator and Associate Professor

Curriculum Vita

Education

B.A.                 Marshall University
M.S.                University of Wisconsin-Stout
M.A.                The Ohio State University
Ph.D.               The Ohio State University

Academic Employment History

2006-present              Associate Professor of Counselor Education (Tenured) and Coordinator of Rehabilitation Counseling Program, University of Tennessee

1999-2006                   Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education (Tenured), University of Alabama

1998-1999                   Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Services, Syracuse University

Recent Scholarly Contributions (2005-2009)

Manuscripts Published or Accepted for Publication in Refereed Journals

Hankins, A. B. & Dunn, P. L. (2009).  Good intentions and inconvenient truths: How    disability-related legislation has created two divergent trends in the employment of persons with disabilities.  Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal, accepted for publication. 

Hankins, A. B. & Dunn, P. L. (2008).  Integrating the opinions of different experts in determining loss of earnings capacity in personal injury cases.  Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis, 11(1), 25-32.

McCroskey, B. J., Mayer, L. L., Lageman, H. J., Lowe, J. K., Grimley, C. P., Graham, G. M., Dunn, P. L., Dennis, K. L., & Streater, S. E. (2007).  The American Board of Vocational Experts National Certification Examination.  Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis, 10(1), 7-60.

Dunn, P. L., Grubbs, L. A. R., & Mulkey, S. (2007).  Inclusion of case and caseload management in NCRE member rehabilitation curricula.  Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal, 1(1), 24-28.

Williams, J. F., Dunn, P. L., Bast, S. & Giesen, J. (2006).  Factors considered by vocational rehabilitation professionals in employability and earning capacity assessment. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 50(1), 24-34.

McCroskey, B. J., Mayer, L. L., Lageman, H. J., Lowe, J. K., Grimley, C. P., Graham, G. M., Dunn, P. L., Dennis, K. L., Spergel, P. S., & Streater, S. E. (2005).  The   American Board of Vocational Experts National Certification Examination.  Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis, 8(1), 31-45.

Dunn, P. L., Williams, J. F. & Bast, S. (2005).  Software applications and transferable  skills analysis: A comparison of methodologies and results.  Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis, 8(1), 11-19.

Presentations at Symposia

Kontosh, L. K. & Dunn, P. L.  (2008, October).  Forensic training and certification in the private sector.  Presented at the National Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Dunn, P. L. & Zanskas, S.  (2008, April).  Current students will take charge.  Presented      at Southeast Regional National Rehabilitation Association (SERNRA) Annual Conference, Nashivlle, TN.

Dunn, P. L. & Dorto, A.  (2008, April).  Ethical concerns in assessment of work capacity    and determination of future care needs for the vocational rehabilitation expert. Presented at the 2008 American Board of Vocational Experts Spring Conference, San Diego, CA.

Dunn, P. & Kontosh, L. (2008, February).  Certification of vocational forensic professionals: A call for action.  Presented at the 8th Annual National Council on Rehabilitation Education Professional Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Dunn, P. L. (2007, October).  Testing Issues: Ethics and Advocacy.  Presented at Volunteer State Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference, Smyrna, TN.

Dunn, P. L. (2007, September).  Assisting Displaced Workers in Vocational Decision- Making using Transferable Skill Analysis.  Presented at Smoky Mountain Counseling Association Annual Training Conference, Knoxville, TN.

Cain. H. C., Tansey, T. N. & Dunn, P. L. (2007, March).  Roots and offshoots: Counseling’s role in rehabilitation services.  Presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Convention and Exposition, Detroit, MI.

Dunn, P. L. (2006, October).  Issues in vocational assessment and counseling.  Presented at 1st Annual Smoky Mountain Counseling Association Counselor Conference, Knoxville, TN. 

Williams, J. M., Bast, S., Dunn, P. L. & Grimley, C. (2006, March).  Assessing earning capacity from an empirical and scientific perspective.  Presented at the American Board of Vocational Experts Spring Training Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Millard, R. P. & Dunn, P. L. (2006, February).  Application of the CRCC code of ethics to case simulations.  Presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education National Training Conference, San Diego, CA.

Dunn, P. L. & Millard, R. P. (2005, February).  Ethics: Case simulations.   Presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education National Training Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Courses Taught (University of Tennessee)

RC 537            Vocational Evaluation: Clinical Methods
RC 543            Physical Disabilities, Rehabilitation and Employment
RC 538            Current Issues in Rehabilitation Counseling
RC 547            Practicum in Rehabilitation Counseling
RC 549            Internship in Rehabilitation Counseling
COUN 525        Formal Measurement in Counseling and Education

Professional Membership

National Rehabilitation Association
Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association
Volunteer State Rehabilitation Association

Editorial Board Memberships

Member of Editorial BoardJournal of Forensic Vocational Analysis

I am the new editor of The Rehabilitation Professional, the peer-reviewed journal of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals.

I am a founder and co-chair of the Academy of Forensic Rehabilitation Research, a new organization that has been formed to promote research related to legal matter related to disability and rehabilitation.

Updated 02/24/2012

Contact Information

1122 Volunteer Boulevard
A523 Claxton Complex
Knoxville, TN 37996-3542

Phone: 865-974-8013
Fax:65-974-0135
Email: pdunn4@utk.edu

Contact EPC

535 Jane & David Bailey Education Complex
1122 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3452

Phone: 865-974-8145
Fax: 865-974-0135