Roseanne Vallice Levy

  • Asst. Professor, SED | Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Dr. Roseanne Vallice Levy is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the School of Education at Mercy University. She is also an Assistant Professor of Special Education and served as the President of the Faculty Senate from 2020-2022.

Dr. Levy’s current areas of research include teacher preparation with an emphasis in secondary education and examining the beginning teaching experiences of special education teachers, with primary focus on teacher self-efficacy and resilience. Additionally, Dr. Levy’s current research focuses on the training of in-service special education teachers in India and its impact on K-8 students in the areas of reading and math. 

Dr. Levy also has several years of experience teaching at the secondary level (Grades 7-12) and has taught within multiple, diverse classroom settings in New York, Connecticut and Florida.

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction in Special Education: University of South Florida

M.S. Education with a concentration in Special Education and Social Studies: Long Island University

B.A. Political Science: New York University

O’Rourke-Lang, C., & Levy, R.V. (2016). The global context of disability. Global Education Review, 3(3). 1-3.

O’Rourke-Lang, C., & Levy, R.V. (Eds.). (2016). The Global Context of Disability. Global Education Review, 3(3).

Alvarez McHatton, P., & Vallice, R.K. (2014). Exceptional student education: Utilizing the arts to facilitate inclusive environments: A case study in Special Education. In B. Cruz, A. Vasquez, E. Hayes, & C. Ellerbrock (Eds.), Talking diversity with teachers and teacher educators:  Exercises and critical conversations across the curriculum (pp. 172-188). New York: Teacher College Press.

McHatton, P.A., Parker, A., Vallice, R.K. (2013). Critically reflective practitioners: Exploring our intentions as teacher educators. Reflective Practice. 14(3), 392-405. doi: 10.1080/14623943.2013.767235

Vallice, R. K. (2012). Examining the Experiences of First-Year Special Education Teachers: A Multiple Case Study Analysis. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.

McHatton, P.A., Smith, M., Bradshaw, W., Vallice, R., Dias, L., (2011). "Doing Diversity...?" Preparing teacher candidates using a developmental model. In E. McCray, P. McHatton, & C. Beverly (Eds.), Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions for Culturally Competent and Interculturally Sensitive Leaders in Education.