VIBRANT CURRICULUM

The Disability Studies minor has rapidly emerged as one of UCLA’s most vibrant interdisciplinary curricular innovations. Our faculty conduct research and teach in the following interdisciplinary fields: communications, dance, economics, education, film and television, health sciences, history, linguistics, literature, musicology,political science, psychiatry, social welfare, technology and urban planning.

FACULTY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Victoria Marks, (Chair) 
World Arts and Cultures/Dance

Salih Can Aciksoz
Anthropology

Bruce Baker, Ph.D. 
Psychology

Anurima Banerji, Ph.D. 
World Arts and Cultures/Dance

Helen Deutsch, Ph.D. 
English

Rachel Lee
English and Gender Studies

Mary O’Connor, Ph.D. 
Psychiatry & Bio-behavioral Sciences

AFFILIATED FACULTY

Emily Abel
Public Health (Emeritus)

Juliann T. Anesi
Gender Studies

A.E. (Ted) Benjamin
Social Welfare (Emeritus)

Carole Browner
Anthropology; Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences (Emeritus)

Susan Curtiss
Linguistics (Emeritus)

Linda Demer
David Geffen School of Medicine and Bioengineering

Gary Galbraith
Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences (Emeritus)

Sally Gibbons
Honors Programs

David Gere
World Arts and Cultures/Dance

Charles Goodwin
Communication Studies

Marjorie Goodwin
Anthropology & Applied Linguistics

Richard Jackson
Environmental Health Sciences

Connie Kasari
Education

Raymond Knapp
Musicology

Alice Kuo
Pediatrics

Andrew Leuchter
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Benjamin J. Lewis
Linguistics & American Sign Language

Christine Littleton
Gender Studies & Law (Emeritus)

Lauri Mattenson
Writing Programs

Uri McMillan
English

Felicity Nussbaum
English

Christina Palmer
Psychiatry & Bio-behavioral Science

Susan Plann
Applied Linguistics

Jan Reiff
History

David Rodes
English

Bonnie Taub
Community Health Sciences

Stefan Timmermans
Sociology

Alexander Tymchuk
Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences

Jeffrey Wood
Education

Allan Wu
Neurology

IN MEMORIAM

Professor Paul Longmore: 1947-2010
Professor Paul Longmore: 1947-2010
…a friend to Disability Studies at UCLA