ASU Spring Colloquium Series – Disability and Advocacy in Higher Education

ASU Spring Colloquium Series – Disability and Advocacy in Higher Education

Thirty years after the Americans with Disabilities Act, we have made progress, but change is still necessary. This speaker series addresses the challenges and opportunities of advocacy around disability and inclusion in higher education. Questions? Contact Kimberly Rice at krice@asu.edu.  Also, see attached flyer for more details!

January 13, 2021 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

“Disability and Advocacy in Higher Education”

Kimberly Rice, Doctoral Student, Ed.D. Special Education Leader Scholar Community, Mary

Lou Fulton Teachers’ College, Arizona State University

Dr. Majia Nadesan, Ph.D., Professor of Communication, School of Social and Behavioral

Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University

February 10, 2021 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

“Design Thinking Methods for Building Empathy”

Dr. John Takamura, Associate Professor of Industrial Design, The Design School, Herberger

Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University

March 10, 2021 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

“Why Can’t We All Get Along? Intergroup Relations, Social Influences, and

Social Networks in Education”

Dr. Dawn Delay, Ph.D., Assistant Professor,

The Sanford School, Arizona State University

April 14, 2021 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

“Discovering the Unique Assets of Veterans in Engineering: A Strengths-

Based Thematic Analysis of Veterans’ Narratives”

Michael Sheppard, Doctoral Candidate, Engineering Education Systems and Design, Ira A

Fulton Engineering, Arizona State University

May 12, 2021 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

“Campus Life or Life at Home?” Improving Access to Post-Secondary

Opportunities for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder”

Dr. Juliet Hart Barnett, Associate Professor, Honors College and Mary Lou Fulton Teachers’

College, Arizona State University

June 9, 2021 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

“Promoting Community Embeddedness and Re-entry Outcomes”

Dr. Sarup Mathur, Professor, Associate Director of Faculty Affairs, Mary Lou Fulton

Teachers’ College, Arizona State University

Zoom link: https://asu.zoom.us/j/8625557098