Mackenzie SavaianoAssistant Professor of Practice
Ph.D., Special Education: Visual Disabilities, Vanderbilt University, 2014
M.Ed., Teacher of Blind and Visually Impaired, CUNY Hunter College, 2009
B.S. Teaching English 7-12, New York University, 2006
Mackenzie Savaiano is an assistant professor of practice in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders. She coordinates the graduate program in Visual Impairments (VI), and her courses focus on assessment, educational planning, and instructional methods for teachers of students with visual impairments.
Mackenzie completed her teacher certification program in English Education at New York University and her master's degree in Teaching the Visually Impaired from CUNY Hunter College, before earning her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. Her primary interest is braille literacy.