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DS Faculty Grant Project: “Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities in Turkiye”

DS Faculty Toby Long and Sylvia Önder have received a Georgetown Global Engagement Grant to do a workshop in Turkey called “Early Intervention for Infants andToddlers with…

October 20, 2023


2023 Learning in Practice Fellowships Awarded

This year, with support from the Provost’s Innovation in Teaching Award as well as generous funding from Catrina and Alessandro Guerrini-Maraldi (Parents‘24), the Disability…

March 6, 2023


Did the Suffragist Movement Rely on Racism? New Play Explores Hidden History

“‘Bitter Flower’ is about a profound conflict between Jane Addams and Ida B. Wells-Barnett,” explains Fink, a professor in the Department of English and core faculty in…

November 4, 2022


Academic Journal Founded by College Professor Provides Focal Point for Disability Studies

The Journal of Philosophy of Disability, launched last year by Joel Michael Reynolds, is celebrating the publication of its second issue this November. Founded to examine…

September 29, 2022


Renowned Choreographer Begins Groundbreaking Residency in Disability Studies

The Program in Disability Studies will welcome renowned choreographer Jerron Herman as its Artist/Scholar/Activist-in-Residence. During the spring semester, Herman, who is also…

December 16, 2021


Alumna Continues Advocacy on Campus for Those with Disabilities

Founder of the student group and organization Diversability, Tiffany Yu (B’10) seeks to expand access for disabled students and celebrate disability culture on campus. Through…

July 23, 2021


Sylvia Önder, Disability Studies Core Member, Receives Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award for Faculty Excellence

Sylvia Önder was awarded the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award for Faculty Excellence during the 2021 College Tropaia Awards.…

May 24, 2021


Disability Studies Minor Wins Marshall Scholarship

The senior took full advantage of her time at Georgetown to connect with world-class faculty across the university and has focused her major on Latin American studies and African…

December 7, 2020


Disability Studies Minor Applications Now Accepted for 2020

Applications are accepted now through October 12 and are open to any students in the.…

September 3, 2020


New Program Director Starts

Longtime core faculty member Professor Jennifer Natalya Fink is the new Director of the Program as of July. …

July 13, 2020