Debra Brucker

Institute on Disability
Phone: (603) 862-4320
Office: Institute on Disability, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824


  • Ph.D., Resource Planning/Dev, Rutgers University
  • M.A., Public Administration, University of Delaware
  • B.A., Criminal Justice/Safety, University of Delaware
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Delaware

Selected Publications

Sundar, V., & Brucker, D. L. (2019). Personal and Organizational Determinants of Job Satisfaction for Workers With Disabilities. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 62(3), 170-179. doi:10.1177/0034355218770272

Brucker, D. L., & Rollins, N. G. (2019). The association of commuting time and wages for American workers with disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 50(1), 13-21. doi:10.3233/jvr-180984

Lauer, E. A., Henly, M., & Brucker, D. L. (2018). Prescription opioid behaviors among adults with and without disabilities – United States, 2015–2016. Disability and Health Journal. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2018.12.001

Brucker, D. L., Rollins, N. G., & Houtenville, A. J. (2018). Striving to Work. Social Indicators Research, 139(2), 541-558. doi:10.1007/s11205-017-1730-1

Brucker, D. L., Helms, V., & Souza, T. (2018). Health and Health Services Access Among Adults With Disabilities Who Receive Federal Housing Assistance. Housing Policy Debate, 28(2), 248-266. doi:10.1080/10511482.2017.1357048

Sevak, P., Houtenville, A. J., Brucker, D. L., & O’Neill, J. (2015). Individual Characteristics and the Disability Employment Gap. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 26(2), 80-88. doi:10.1177/1044207315585823

Brucker, D. L., & Houtenville, A. J. (2015). People With Disabilities in the United States. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96(5), 771-774. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2015.02.024

Brucker, D. L., Mitra, S., Chaitoo, N., & Mauro, J. (2015). More Likely to Be Poor Whatever the Measure: Working-Age Persons with Disabilities in the United States*. Social Science Quarterly, 96(1), 273-296. doi:10.1111/ssqu.12098

Hagner, D., Kurtz, A., Cloutier, H., Arakelian, C., Brucker, D. L., & May, J. (2012). Outcomes of a Family-Centered Transition Process for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 27(1), 42-50. doi:10.1177/1088357611430841

Brucker, D. L., & Stewart, M. (2011). Performance-Based Contracting Within a State Substance Abuse Treatment System: A Preliminary Exploration of Differences in Client Access and Client Outcomes. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 38(3), 383-397. doi:10.1007/s11414-010-9228-5

Most Cited Publications