Book Talk by Autumn Wilke, Assistant Dean for Disability Resources
The book talk is free and open to the public. It will begin at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, November 16th, in Burling Library lounge, 1111 Sixth Ave., Grinnell. Copies of Disability in Higher Education: A Social Justice Approach will be available for purchase.
Rauscher and McClintock (1997) explained that throughout history ableism has functioned to
Autumn K. Wilke completed her M.Ed. in Higher Education with an emphasis on social justice from Iowa State University and a Master’s certificate in Postsecondary Disability Services from University of Connecticut. Autumn is the co-author of the book, Disability in Higher Education: A Social Justice Perspective and currently works as the assistant dean for disability resources at Grinnell College. Autumn was the primary author on the chapter "Disability Identity Development and Multiple Aspects of Identity" and is currently the lead investigator on a grant funded research project on identity development and engagement factors for students with disabilities.