Dr. Judy Stuart is an associate professor and the coordinator of special education programs for the Education Department. Dr. Stuart also coordinates programs and advises students seeking an education major without certification as preparation for non-teaching fields. She holds a bachelor's degree in special education from Louisiana Tech University and a master's and Ph.D. in special education from the University of New Orleans. Dr. Stuart has been actively involved in working with professionals in special education and other related service providers with particular interests centered on children with special needs and their families. She shares her passion through involvement in the community and in projects with Furman students.