Andrea Hampton Hall, Ph.D.
Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Program, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Andrea Hampton Hall is a clinical professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education. Dr. Hall has 8 years of experience working as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and director in community and agency settings. Before working for the University of Kentucky, Dr. Hampton Hall worked as the director of vocational services for the Arkansas PROMISE Grant, which allowed her to work with multiple government agencies and stakeholders throughout the state to provide employment opportunities and resources to transition-age youth with disabilities. Dr. Hampton Hall’s research interests include qualitative approaches to understanding the experiences of individuals with multiple marginalized identities. Her most recent research focused on high-achieving Black women, their clinical mental health needs, and how identity shifts impact their mental health. Additionally, Dr. Hampton Hall works with colleagues on research that explores the experiences of those who have experienced opioid addiction and how the transition from opioids to THC/CBD to manage pain has impacted their physical and mental health.