Aimi Hamraie, an alumnus of the Dissertation Proposal Development Program, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society and American Studies at Vanderbilt University who focuses on critical disability studies. They spoke with the SSRC to discuss their research on Universal Design and their project “Mapping Access” that assesses accessibility on Vanderbilt’s campus.
Michelle Lee is the program assistant for the Dissertation Proposal Development Program at the Social Science Research Council. She graduated from Connecticut College in 2018 with a BA in international relations with minors in French and global Islamic studies.
Crystal Fleming, an alumnus of the SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program and the Mellon-Mays Graduate Initiatives Program, published a new book How to Be Less Stupid About Race. Here, Fleming discusses her academic journey towards pursuing public scholarship through Twitter and her most recent publication.