Panel event with Q & A
In this panel event, scholars and practitioners discuss opportunities for ingenuity as a growing number of higher education institutions shift toward an intersectional cultural model of disability.
Dr. Stephanie Kerschbaum (she/hers), a U-M National Center for Institutional Diversity scholar in residence and associate professor of English at the University of Delaware whose work includes understanding experiences of disability and difference within academic and institutional culture.
Lloyd Shelton (he/him), U-M School of Social Work alumnus who founded Students with Disabilities and our Allies Group (SDAG) and received the 2014 Neubacher Award for his contributions to advancing disability inclusion on U-M’s campus.
Piotr Pasik (he/him), Director of Adaptive Recreation at Michigan State University who teaches courses on integrated wheelchair sports, uses adaptive sports to cultivate disability inclusion, and has helped propel MSU’s adaptive sports facilities to the top of the Big Ten.
liz thomson (they/them), University of Minnesota-Morris’s Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Director of Equity, Diversity, and Intercultural Programs with 20+ years of higher education experience, including teaching women’s studies and Asian American studies, whose current research focuses on the new phenomenon of disability cultural centers in US higher education.
Moderated by Ashley Wiseman, Co-Chair of Disability Culture at U-M, with welcoming remarks from Dr. Robert Adams, Director of U-M Initiative on Disability Studies.
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