Excerpt of an interview with Carol Gill*:
Here is the link to the video!
Director of Graduate Studies & PhD in Disabilities
Center Director, Chicago Center for Disability Research
Executive Officer, Society for Disability Studies Office
Carol J. Gill, Ph.D. is the Director of Graduate Studies & PhD in Disabilities and a clinical and research psychologist specializing in health and disability. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where she teaches and provides leadership in disability studies curriculum development. She also directs the department’s Chicago Center for Disability Research, through which she and colleagues conduct research, training and community service projects in the social sciences, emphasizing a disability studies approach and substantive direction by persons with disabilities at all levels. Since 1998, Dr. Gill has served as the Executive Officer of the Society for Disability Studies.
Dr. Gill’s research interests include disability identity development, health concerns and health service experiences of women with disabilities, disability bioethical issues and professional training. Her conceptual and research articles have been widely published in both professional journals and in the popular disability press.