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Michelle McKnight Lizotte

Michelle McKnight Lizotte

Assistant Professor

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Office Location: EDUC 325
IconPhone: 435-797-8639


Dr. Michelle McKnight-Lizotte, Ph.D., CRC, LPC (Idaho), is an assistant professor in Rehabilitation Counseling and Professional School Counseling at Utah State University. Dr. Lizotte has a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counselor Education (Michigan State University), a M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling (Georgia State University), and a B.S. in Special Education (Georgia College and State University). She has been a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor since 2010 and an Licensed Professional Counselor (Idaho) since 2017. Dr. Lizotte has experience working as a rehabilitation counselor for two state VR agencies (Colorado & Michigan) specifically with transition youth and individuals with autism. Her research interests relate to the post-secondary and employment experiences of individuals with autism, rural rehabilitation counseling practices, and inclusive post-secondary education programs for students with intellectual disabilities.