Tony Chase, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Occupational Therapy. He is an expert in research methods and assessment whose research in childhood disability and mobility has resulted in a collaboration between Indiana University, Riley Hospital for Children, and The Crann Centre for Rehabilitation in Cork, Ireland. Prior to beginning his appointment as faculty at the School of Health & Human Sciences, Dr. Chase was an Evaluation and Research Specialist at the STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute at IUPUI where he worked on research related to STEM Education, Educational Psychology, and Assessment. Dr. Chase graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.A. in 2012, and received his M.S. in Organic Chemistry at Purdue University.He earned his doctorate in Educational Psychology & Research Methodology from Purdue University in 2016.
Dr. Chase focuses on assessment as it relates to children with disabilities. Specifically, his research focuses on improvement of mobility skills and social participation of children who are wheelchair users.