Professor Debra Homa

Department Chair, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Rehabilitation & Counseling Department
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Office: Vocational Rehabilitation Building
Phone: 715-232-1113

Research Interests: Rehabilitation outcomes, with focus on employment outcomes International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Vocational evaluation Psychosocial aspects of disability Vocational rehabilitation issues for persons with psychiatric disabilities


  • American Sign Language (Conversational)


    • Ph D Psychology, with emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling Education
      Illinois Institute of Technology
      Chicago , IN, United States, 2004

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Rehabilitation and Counseling
        Department Chair
        June 2013 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Rehabilitation and Counseling
        Program Director
        August 2007 - June 2013



    • Deacon, A., Homa, D., Wallen, M., & Lutz, C. (January, 2008). . Holistic Scoring and Analytical Rubrics: Strategies for Effective Writing Assessment Across the Disciplines, Menomonie, WI, United States.