Kimberly Phillips

Kimberly Phillips is a woman with glasses and long brown hair
Phone: (603) 862-4320
Office: Institute on Disability, 10 West Edge Drive, Durham, NH 03824

Professional Background

Dr. Phillips joined the IOD in 2010. She conducts primary and secondary data research, as well as evaluation and project direction for several grant-funded efforts. Presently, Dr. Phillips serves as Principal Investigator of the CDC-funded New Hampshire Disability & Public Health Project and Co-Principal Investigator of the NIDILRR-funded Disability Statistics and Demographics RRTC. She also leads research related to the Kessler Foundation National Employment & Disability Surveys. Dr. Phillips has authored and co-authored peer-reviewed publications in several journals, including the Disability & Health JournalReview of General PsychologyRehabilitation Counseling BulletinJournal of Intellectual Disability Research; and the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation. In addition, she has presented research at numerous national conferences and produced a number of data surveillance reports. She received her doctorate in psychology in 2016 after completing her dissertation on employees’ with disabilities response to attitudinal barriers in the workplace and perceived potential at work.


  • M.A., University of New Hampshire
  • B.A., University of New Hampshire

Selected Publications

  • Caruso, D. R., Mayer, J. D., Bryan, V. M., & Phillips, K. K. (2019). The measure of emotional intelligence. In M. Gallagher (Ed.), Positive psychology assessment handbook (2nd ed., pp. 000). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Retrieved from