Board Member | Ph.D, CRC
Malachy Bishop, Ph.D, CRC, is the Norman L. and Barbara M. Berven Professor of Rehabilitation Psychology in the Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Originally from the Pacific
Northwest, he completed his Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling at Portland State University and worked in rehabilitation counseling, supported employment, and vocational evaluation before coming to Madison for his Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Psychology. From 2000-2018 he was a professor in the Rehabilitation Counseling Program at the University of Kentucky and also served as Director of Research for the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. His research interests include employment, community living, and psychosocial aspects of chronic neurological conditions, post-secondary transition, rural rehabilitation, and quality of life and adaptation to chronic illness and disability. He has served on boards at the national and local level with the Epilepsy Foundation, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Brain Injury Association of Kentucky, and other local community rehabilitation groups. Malachy and his wife Lisa, who is a teacher, are long-term Badger and Packer fans and very happy to return to Madison. They have a teenage son and two adult children and enjoy running, being on the lakes, fishing, and playing with their dog.