Check out our new accessibility page here. We post videos of past events and transcripts so everyone can access our wonderful events!

We now have a dedicated librarian! Please contact Jennifer J. Elder, librarian for Journalism, Psychology, & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies for all your Disability Studies related questions. Her email address is and her phone number is 404-712-2833.

DSI Events

We invite you to visit Atlanta's new National Center for Civil and Human Rights this summer! It opens on June 23rd and has plenty of disabilty-related exhibits. See more information here.

We have many thrilling and informative events coming next Fall!!! Enjoy your summer!

About Disability Studies Initiative

Mission Statement

The Disability Studies Initiative at Emory is a working group generated across departments and schools that is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and teaching by faculty and students. The Initiative is led by a group of faculty and students who are interested in the social, cultural, historical, political, and legal dimensions of disability in our world. Our mission is to promote the growth and increase the profile of Disability Studies at Emory University.

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Dr. Florian Kiuppis

Dr. Florian Kiuppis is a Visiting Research Scholar in Emory's Sociology Department whose work invovles Disability Studies, Comparative Education, Inclusive Education, and Social Movements. See here for more!