Disability Studies Minor



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, B.A. (Chair)
World Arts and Cultures/Dance

Bruce Baker, Ph.D.
Psychology

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

Helen Deutsch, Ph.D.
English

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

Affiliated Faculty
Emily Abel
Public Health (Emeritus)

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

Stuart Biegel
Law and Education

Carole Browner
Anthropology; Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences (Emeritus)

Susan Curtiss
Linguistics (Emeritus)

Linda Demer
Cardiology

Gary Galbraith
Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences (Emeritus)

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

Rachel Lee
English and Gender Studies

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