Faculty & Staff

Dr. Carol Scheerer, EdD, OTR/L

Dr. Carol Scheerer, EdD, OTR/L

Chair/Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Department

ML 7341
41 Cohen Center

Phone: (513) 745-3310

Fax: (513) 745-3261


  • EdD in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Cincinnati
  • MEd in Special Education, Univeristy of Cincinnati
  • BS in Occupational Therapy, Indiana University

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First Year at Xavier University:

Since 1997


Academic administration; research; theory; occupational justice; groups


Carol Scheerer, EdD, OTR/L, received a Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy from Indiana University in 1979, Master and Doctor of Education degrees from the University of Cincinnati in 1991 and 2001, respectively. She has 18 years experience in school-based practice and is certified in the Test Administration and Interpretation of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests. She is an author of several journal articles on topics such as the OT/OTA educational partnership, professional behavior, and mentoring; single author of one book: Sensorimotor Groups: Activities for School and Home; and, co-author of another: Clinical Competencies for Occupational Therapy. Dr. Scheerer’s research interests include occupation, sensory processing, pediatric intervention, and service learning.


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