Deborah Stienstra

Professor · University of Manitoba

author, researcher, advocate, speaker on inclusion, accessibility, gender-based analysis, disability policy, and global development

Disability Rights Disability Access and Advocate Gender analysis Women International Development

Morgan Rowe

Associate Lawyer · Ravenlaw

Morgan Rowe is a lawyer working in the areas of employment, labour and human rights, with a focus on disability rights law.

Law Human Rights Disability Employment Labour

Professor Sarah Whatley

Professor of Dance and Director of the Centre for Dance Research · Coventry University

She has expertise across a range of contemporary dance theory & practice, such as with artists, dance companies & cultural organisations.

Digital Dance Performing Arts Dance Dance and Cultural Heritage Dance and Disability

Andrew Dilts

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Associate Director of University Honors Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Politcal Theory (Modern and Contemporary) Critical Race Theory Critical Theory Punishment Theory Critical Prison Studies

Chris Foss

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Foss specializes in 19th-century British literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies.

British Victorian Novel Oscar Wilde British Literature Since 1800 British Romantic Literature British Romantic Women Poets

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences · University of British Columbia

Mental health benefits of exercise | Body Image | Exercise behaviour change |Disability | Women | Knowledge Translation

Exercise Psychology Health Behaviour Change Exercise behaviour change Exercise and mental health Body Image

Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Roxanne Mykitiuk

Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School · York University

Roxanne Mykitiuk investigates the legal, ethical and social implications of assisted reproductive and genetic technologies.

Health Law Disability Law Feminist Legal Theory Family Law Genetics and the Law

Kristine Jacquin, PhD

Dean, School of Psychology + Doctoral Faculty, Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Psychology professor and licensed clinical psychologist with a consulting practice focused on forensic and neuropsychological evaluations

Forensic Psychology Neuropsychology Substance Abuse in Interpersonal Violence Victims Use and Abuse of Prescription Psychostimulants Intellectual Disability in Capital Crimes

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

Patrick Button

Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Patrick Button's research is focused on quantifying discrimination, primarily in labor markets.

LGBT Discrimination Film Tax Incentives Retirement Age Discrimination Hiring Discrimination

Daniel Holland, PhD, MPH

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Disability rights in transitioning parts of the world; health care policy; neuropsychology; rehabilitation psychology

Behavioural Health Sciences Health Finance Clinical Neuropsychology Biological Bases of Behavior Clinical Health Psychology

Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne

Professor of Intellectual Disability and Palliative Care · Kingston University

Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne's research explores end of life care for people with learning disabilities and how to manage their conditions.

Bereavement Palliative Care People with Learning Disabilities End of Life Care Learning Disabilities

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Terese C. Aceves

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Supporting Low-Income, Diverse Families in Special Education Using Evidence-Based Practices with Culturally and Liguistically Diverse Students Investigating Early Home Literacy Practices with Latino Families Providing Assessment and Intervention of Early Reading Skills with English Language Learners

Morag Farquhar

Professor of Palliative Care Research · University of East Anglia

She works in the research field of supportive and palliative care for patients and informal carers living with life-limiting conditions.

Breathlessness Person-Centred Care Support Needs Health Research Informal Carers

Jed Johnson

Managing Director of Aging Services · CARF International

Jed Johnson is an award-winning, national leader in adult- and senior-services arenas.

Senior Transportation Rural caregiving Military or veteran caregiving Adult Day Services Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Michael Faggella-Luby

Director of ANSERS Institute; Special Education · Texas Christian University

Michael Faggella-Luby helps educators to implement methods and instructional materials for students with and without disabilities.

Implementation of Specific Evidence-based Pedagogies and Interventions Identification of Critical Systemic Variables Associated with School Reform and Intervention Implementation Secondary and Post-Secondary Education Learning Disabilities A Systematic Review of Assessment Tools for Higher Ed and Disability

Jamelia Morgan

Associate Professor of Law and Robert D. Glass Scholar · University of Connecticut

Jamelia Morgan is an expert in the development of disability as a legal category and how law shapes disability.

Human Rights Law Women in Prison Solitary Confinement Mass Incarceration Civil Rights

Brittany Glidden

Associate Clinical Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Brittany Glidden is an Associate Clinical Professor of Law at UC Hastings

Civil Litigation Civil Rights Prisoners' Rights Employment Rights Externships