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Michael Gill

Michael Gill
Associate Professor
Phone: 315.443.9074
Address: 350 Huntington Hall

Michael Gill is an associate professor of disability studies in the department of Cultural Foundations of Education at Syracuse University, USA. He is the disability studies minor advisor. Gill is the author of the book Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency (University of Minnesota Press 2015). He co-wrote, with Alexis Boylan, Anna Mae Duane, and Barbara Gurr, Furious Feminisms: Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road (University of Minnesota Press 2020). He also co-edited, with Cathy Schlund-Vials, Disability, Human Rights, and the Limits of Humanitarianism (Ashgate 2014).

 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Disability Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009
  • M.S. in Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004
  • B.A. in Literary Studies, Eastern Washington University, 2001
  • A.A. Spokane Falls Community College, 1999.
  • Graduate Concentration in Gender and Women’s Studies. Awarded by the University of Illinois at Chicago, 2006.
  • Certificate in Disability Ethics. Awarded by the University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, and The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2004.

Research & Scholarship

Gill's research and teaching interests include feminist and queer disability studies, intellectual disability and sexuality, reproductive justice, food allergies, intersections of gender, race, and science, and masculinity studies.

Honors

  • 2017 Weixlmann Prize (with Nirmala Erevelles), African American Review.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate

  • DSP 101, "Introduction to Disability Studies"
  • DSP 424, "Representations of Ability and Disability"
  • DSP 440, "Sociology of Disability"

Graduate

  • DSP 700, "Bodies and Spaces"
  • DSP 700, "Intellectual Disability and Human Rights"

Recent Publications

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