Debra Brucker

Research Associate Professor
Research Associate Professor
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

Brucker, D. L., & Helms, V. (2019). Health, Health Behaviors, and Health Care Utilization Among Adults with Serious Psychological Distress Who Receive Federal Housing Assistance. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 46(4), 586-606. doi:10.1007/s11414-018-09647-z

Reichard, A., Stransky, M., Brucker, D., & Houtenville, A. (2019). The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41(19), 2299-2307. doi:10.1080/09638288.2018.1465131

Lauer, E. A., Henly, M., & Brucker, D. L. (2019). Prescription opioid behaviors among adults with and without disabilities – United States, 2015–2016. Disability and Health Journal, 12(3), 519-522. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2018.12.001

Brucker, D., & Mitra, S. (2019). Monitoring multidimensional poverty in the United States. Economics Bulletin, 39.

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. (2016). Food security among young adults with disabilities in the United States: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey. Disability and Health Journal, 9(2), 298-305. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.003

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

Most Cited Publications