June and July of 2015 will find me in Washington DC, as a Summer Fellow at the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center. I'm excited to be a part of this vibrant community of scholar working on global, policy-relevant research. This marks a new phase of my research and the development of my manuscript, … Continue reading Summer 2015: The Role of Transnational Disability Rights in US-Russia Relations
I recently presented a poster at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association detailing the research methodology that I used in a recent project exploring barriers in digital space. In preparing that poster, I realized that I had lost track of a really fantastic component of that project, curator Amanda Cachia's interview with participating … Continue reading Barriers in Digital Worlds: A conversation with Amanda Cachia
I'm honored to be featured this week on the Updates section of the department website for UNC-CH Anthropology. Read it here!
The disability studies group at the sociology department of Moscow's Higher School of Economics (a university) put up this sweet post (in Russian) about my visit in February. Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova and her graduate students are some of the most dedicated social scientists I've met. I loved visiting their qualitative methods course, and of course talking … Continue reading A visit to Moscow’s Higher School of Economics