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Sarah F Rose

Associate Professor, History
Last Updated: September 22, 2021
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Education

Education

    • 2008 PhD in History
      University of Illinois Chicago
    • 2001 MA in Social Science
      University of Chicago
    • 1997 BA in East Asian Languages & Civilizations
      University of Chicago

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2015 to Present Associate Professor of History
      History, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2013 to Present Director of Minor in Disability Studies
      Minor in Disability Studies, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Founded Minor in Disability Studies
    • Aug 2009 to Aug 2015 Assistant Professor of History
      History, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2008 to May 2009 Educational Material Content Developer
      Disability History Museum
    • Aug 2008 to Dec 2008 University of Texas at Arlington
      History, Lecturer (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Taught "History of Disability" in Fall 2008
    • May 2002 to June 2008 Research Assistant
      University of Illinois at Chicago
      Researched history of telephony and telegraphy for Richard R. John, Department of History, University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Aug 2001 to May 2004 Teaching Assistant
      Department of History, University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL, United States)

Memberships

    • Apr 2020 to Present Labor and Working Class History Association
      2021 Conference Program Committee, Member

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2019 Outstanding Research Achievement Activity Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington Academy of Distinguished Scholars
    • Oct  2018 Lex Frieden Employment Award: Martha Arbuckle Category sponsored by Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities
    • Sep  2018 Outstanding Book Award sponsored by Disability History Association
    • May  2018 Diversity Award sponsored by Society of American Archivists
    • Apr  2018 Philip Taft Labor History Book Prize sponsored by Cornell University’s ILR School and the Labor and Working-Class History Association
    • Apr  2018 Professor of the Year Award sponsored by Arlington Sunrise Rotary Club
    • Oct  2017 Award for Excellence in Research Using the Holdings of the New York State Archives sponsored by New York State Archives and Archives Partnership Trust
    • Apr  2016 Best Article Prize sponsored by LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas
    • Apr  2014 Outstanding Service Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts
    • Apr  2012 Faculty Friend Award sponsored by Division of Student Affairs

Other Activities

Other Activities

      • Aug 2019
        Served as an "expert consultant" as the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Vanderbilt University began considering the needs of and barriers faced by the estimated 20% of graduate students who have disabilities and served as one of two lead co-authors on a white paper identifying best practices at peer and aspirant peer institutions. (Nashville, Tennessee)
        Vanderbilt University's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Mar 2018 to Aug 2021 REU Site: REU Program at UTA: Assistive Technologies for People with Disabilities sponsored by  -  $325778
      (Funded)
    • Nov 2018 to Apr 2021 Expanding the Texas Disability History Collection sponsored by  -  $11890
      (Funded)
    • May 2016 to Apr 2017 The Disability History/Archives Consortium: A Portal to Disability History Collections sponsored by  -  $40000
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2009 to Aug 2011 Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program sponsored by  -  $55000
      Sarah Rose (Funded)

Publications


      In Process
      • Book
        Beyond Attics and Activists: Rethinking Family in Disability History
        [Rose, SarahF, Cole, Stephanie]. In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted.

      2017

      In Process
      • Book Chapter
        ‘She Played Like Any Ordinary Child’: Rethinking Stigma in Disability History
        Beyond Attics and Activists: Rethinking Family in Disability History
        [Rose, SarahF]. In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted.

      2015
      • Book Chapter
        Work
        Keywords for Disability Studies
        [Rose, SarahF, Adams, Rachel, Reiss, Benjamin, Serlin, David]. "New York University Press".

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Too Defective to Hire: Safety Engineers, Managerial Scientists, Industrial Surgeons, and Rendering Invisible Disabilities Visible
        Osiris volume 39 (2023) on "Beyond Medicalization: Disability and the History of Science" (proposal accepted by History of Science Society)
        [Rose, SarahF]. Osiris. 39(1), "History of Science Society". In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted.

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Bionic Ballplayers: Risk, Profit, and the Body as Commodity, 1964-2007
        [Rose, SarahF, Salzmann, JoshuaA. T.]. LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas. 11(1 (February 2014)), 47-76 .

      2012
      • Journal Article
        The Right to a College Education? The GI Bill, Public Law 16, and Disabled Veterans
        [Rose, SarahF]. Journal of Policy History. 24(1), 26-52.

      2008
      2005
      • Journal Article
        ‘Crippled’ Hands: Disability in Labor and Working-Class History
        [Rose, SarahF]. LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas. 2(1), 27-54.

      In Process
      • Other
        Disability in the Lone Star State
        [Rose, SarahF]. In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted.
      • Other
        Edited oral history memoir of disability rights activists Bob Kafka and Stephanie Thomas
        [Rose, SarahF., Saxon, Gerald]. In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted.
      • Other
        Special issue of Osiris on "Beyond Medicalization: Disability and the History of Science" (volume 39, expected publication in 2023)
        [Virdi, Jai, Mills, Mara, Rose, SarahF.]. Submitted.

      2020
      • Other
        Graduate Student Disability Accommodations at Vanderbilt University
        [Rose, SarahF., Kirby, CaitS., Picard, Danielle, Konradi, Christine, Lê, ThảoĐỗ Vy, Ridner, Sheila, Lieberman, Phil].

      2016
      • Other
        Building a Barrier-Free Campus: The History of Accessibility at the University of Texas at Arlington
        [Engel, Trevor, Rose, SarahF.]. "UTA Libraries and Disability Studies Minor".
        http://library.uta.edu/barrier-freecampus/

      2013
      • Other
        The Body
        Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History
        [Rose, SarahF, Rubin, JoanShelley, Casper, ScottE]. 141-146. Oxford: "Oxford University Press".

      2009
      • Other
        Charles Bernstein
        Encyclopedia of American Disability History
        [Rose, SarahF, Burch, Susan]. New York: Facts on File.
      • Other
        Hervey B. Wilbur
        Encyclopedia of American Disability History
        [Rose, SarahF, Burch, Susan]. New York: Facts on File.
      • Other
        Workers’ Compensation
        Encyclopedia of American Disability History
        [Rose, SarahF, Burch, Susan]. New York: Facts on File.
      • Other
        World War II
        Encyclopedia of American Disability History
        [Rose, SarahF, Burch, Susan]. New York: Facts on File.
      • Other
        “Ford Motor Company
        Encyclopedia of American Disability History
        [Rose, SarahF, Burch, Susan]. New York: Facts on File.

      2007
      • Other
        Occupational Health and Safety Act
        Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History
        [Rose, SarahF, Arnesen , Eric]. New York and London: "Routledge".
      • Other
        Workplace Hazards, Disability, and Injury
        Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History
        [Rose, SarahF, Arnesen, Eric]. New York and London: "Routledge".
      • Other
        Workplace Hazards, Disability, and Injury
        Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History
        [Rose, SarahF, Arnesen , Eric]. New York and London: "Routledge".

      2006
      • Other
        The Moral Economy of Work
        [Rose, SarahF]. Journal of Policy History. 18( 4), 477-82.

      2005
      • Other
        Child Care and Disability
        Encyclopedia of Disability
        [Rose, SarahF, Michel, Sonya, Albrecht, GaryL]. Thousand Oaks, CA: "Sage Publications".

Presentations

    • February  2020
      Rose, SarahF (Panelist), Salazar, Mikila (Panelist), Saxon, GeraldD (Panelist), Mcclurkin, BrendaS (Panelist), Thomas, Stephanie (Panelist), Lucey, Ron (Chair), "Giving Voice: The Texas Disability History Collection (roundtable)", Austin, Texas. (February 28, 2020).
    • December  2019
      Rose, SarahF, "Too Defective to Hire: The In/visibility of Disability and Disabled Workers in the 1920s ", University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. (December 5, 2019).
    • November  2019
      Rose, SarahF, "‘We Lost Sixteen Fingers a Month’: Workmen’s Compensation, Idiot Asylums, and the Invention of ‘Disabled Bodies", Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. (November 13, 2019).
    • November  2019
      Rose, SarahF, "Accessibility in Higher Education", Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. (November 12, 2019).
    • May  2018
      Rose, SarahF, "Why won’t they get hearing aids?’ Insurance, Age, Disability, and Medical Technology", Los Angeles, CA. (May , 2018).
    • January  2018
      Rose, SarahF, "Disclosure and Transparency on the Job Market and in the Classroom: Age, Disability, Gender, Pregnancy, and Sex", Sacramento, CA . (January 1, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Rose, SarahF, "No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s", St. Louis, MO. (January 1, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Rose, SarahF, "We Lost Sixteen Fingers a Month’: Workmen’s Compensation, Idiot Asylums, and the Invention of ‘Disabled Bodies", Mütter Museum, Philadelphia, PA. (January 1, 2018).
    • June  2017
      Rose, SarahF, "Dis/abled Bodies: Capitalism, Gender, and Depicting Disability", Long Island, NY. (June , 2017).
    • January  2016
      Rose, SarahF, "He Removed the Guard and Lost an Eye': Industrial Accidents, Disability Depictions, and the Emergence of Industrial Surgery", Minneapolis, MN . (January 1, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Rose, SarahF, "Take Care of Your Eyes’: Disability Depictions and the Emergence of Industrial Medicine and Safety Engineering", Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE. (January 1, 2016).
    • January  2015
      Rose, SarahF, "Disability, Work, and the Industrial Revolution", Swansea, Wales, UK. (January 1, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Rose, SarahF, "Participant, roundtable on “Disability Studies Programs, Inclusivity, and Ableism on Campus", Atlanta, GA . (January 1, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Rose, SarahF, "Rethinking Religious Histories of Madness", Atlanta, GA . (January 1, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Rose, SarahF, "She Played Like Any Ordinary Child:’ Idiocy, Disability, & Family", Arlington, TX. (January 1, 2015).
    • January  2014
      Rose, SarahF, "Creating the ‘Idiot’ Who Couldn't Go Home: Disability, Family, and the Political Construction of Feeble-Mindedness, 1851-1890", Columbus, OH. (January 1, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Rose, SarahF, "Fighting to Get on the Bus: Disability Rights as Civil Rights", Arlington, TX. (January 1, 2014).
    • January  2013
      Rose, SarahF, "Creating the ‘Idiot’ Who Couldn't Go Home: Disability and the Family, 1851-1906", Amherst, MA. (January 1, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Rose, SarahF, "Her Mother Did Not Like to Have Her Work’: Defining Idiocy in Nineteenth-Century Families", Orlando, FL. (January 1, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Rose, SarahF, "Undergraduate Research Panel: Emergent Scholarship in Disability Studies", Orlando, FL. (January 1, 2013).
    • January  2012
      Rose, SarahF, Salzmann, Joshua A. T. (Author), "Bionic Ballplayers: The Political Economy of Bodily Management in Major League Baseball, 1964-2007". (January 1, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Rose, SarahF, "Creating the ‘Idiot’ Who Couldn't Go Home: The Political Construction of Feeble-Mindedness, 1851-1890", Denver, CO. (January 1, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Rose, SarahF, "Participant, roundtable on “A Right to Work? New Perspectives on Capitalism and the Construction of Disability", Milwaukee, WI. (January 1, 2012).
    • April  2011
      Rose, SarahF, Salzmann, JoshuaA. T. (Author), "Bionic Ballplayers: The Contractual Construction of Fitness in Major League Baseball, 1963-2004", St. Louis, MO . (April 1, 2011).
    • January  2011
      Rose, SarahF, Salzmann, JoshuaA. T. , "Bionic Ballplayers: The Contractual Construction of Fitness in Major League Baseball, 1963-2004", Chicago, IL. (January 1, 2011).
    • January  2011
      Rose, SarahF, "Discussion Forum on the Implications of Human Enhancement", Richardson, TX. (January 1, 2011).
    • January  2011
      Rose, SarahF, "No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1850-1930 and Archival Holdings ", Albany, NY. (January 1, 2011).
    • January  2010
      Rose, SarahF, "Disabling’ Workers: Workmen’s Compensation Laws and the Creation of Disability, 1908-1933", Philadelphia, PA. (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Rose, SarahF, "Gendering U.S. Disability Policy, 1895-1930", Columbus, OH. (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Rose, SarahF, "No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1850-1930", Washington, DC. (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Rose, SarahF, "The Economic Value of Morons: Charles Bernstein’s Challenge to Eugenics, 1903-1930", Dallas, TX. (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Rose, SarahF, "“The Disabled State,” part of roundtable on “Rethinking Social Welfare", Washington, DC. (January 1, 2010).
    • January  2009
      Rose, SarahF, Salzmann, Joshua A. T. (Author), "Bigger, Faster, Softer: The Contractual Construction of Fitness in Baseball, 1964-2005", Chicago, IL. (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Rose, SarahF, Salzmann, JoshuaA. T., "Bionic Ballplayers: Medicine and the Business of Baseball", Cleveland, OH. (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Rose, SarahF, "Where Are the Disabled Workers? Rethinking Class and Disability", Tucson, AZ. (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2008
      Rose, SarahF, "Preventing the Reproduction of Dependency: Women in Idiot Asylum Labor Programs, 1878-1920", Minneapolis, MN. (January 1, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Rose, SarahF, "Unproductive Citizens?’ Disabled People and Vocational Rehabilitation, 1902-1930", New York, NY . (January 1, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Rose, SarahF, "War Heroes or Unproductive Citizens? Disabled Veterans and Vocational Rehabilitation, 1917-1930", St. Louis, MO. (January 1, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Rose, SarahF, "Where Are the Disabled Workers?", San Francisco, CA. (January 1, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Rose, SarahF, "Where Are the Disabled Workers?", Durham, NC. (January 1, 2008).
    • January  2007
      Rose, SarahF, "A New Obligation to Work: Disabled Citizens, Sheltered Workshops, and Vocational Rehabilitation", Chicago, IL. (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2007
      Rose, SarahF, "Creating the Disabled: Mechanization, Industrial Efficiency, and Disability, 1880-1930", Chicago, IL. (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2006
      Rose, SarahF, "From ‘Worthy Poor’ to ‘Useful Workers’: Industrial Training, Inmate Labor, and Eugenics in New York’s Feeble-Minded Asylums, 1850-1910", Halifax, Canada. (January 1, 2006).
    • January  2006
      Rose, SarahF, "Who Can Be a Worker? Mechanization, Industrial Efficiency, and Disability, 1890-1930", Detroit, MI. (January 1, 2006).
    • January  2005
      Rose, SarahF, "Creating the Disabled: Mechanization, Industrial Accidents, and Ideal Workers, 1890-1930", Minneapolis, MN. (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Rose, SarahF, "Producing Productive Citizens: Disability and the Origins of Eugenics, 1850-1900", Minneapolis, MN. (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Rose, SarahF, "Producing Productive Citizens: Disability and the Origins of the American Eugenics Movement, 1850-1920", University of Illinois at Chicago, IL. (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Rose, SarahF, "Producing Productive Citizens: Eugenics and Work Programs in New York State Institutions, 1880-1920", West Lafayette, IN. (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2004
      Rose, SarahF, "Do We Care for Disabled Children? Child Care and the Paradoxes of Deinstitutionalization in World Historical Perspective", St. Louis, MO. (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Rose, SarahF, "No Right to Be Idle: Industrial Accidents, Workmen’s Compensation, and the Idea of Disability, 1908-1918", St. Louis, MO. (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Rose, SarahF, "No Right to Be Idle: Industrialization, Citizenship, and the Idea of Disability, 1880-1920", Chicago, IL. (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Rose, SarahF, "No Right to Be Idle: Work, Citizenship, and the Invention of Disability, 1880-1930", Dearborn, MI. (January 1, 2004).
    • January  2003
      Rose, SarahF, "No Right to Be Idle: Industrial Accidents, Workmen’s Compensation, and the Idea of Disability, 1908-1918", Bethesda, MD. (January 1, 2003).
    • January  2003
      Rose, SarahF, "The Right to a College Education? The GI Bill and Disability Rights at the University of Illinois", Omaha, NE. (January 1, 2003).
    • January  2003
      Rose, SarahF, "The Right to a College Education? The GI Bill and Disability Rights at the University of Illinois", Memphis, TN. (January 1, 2003).
    • January  2002
      Rose, SarahF, "Facial Vision and Blind Veterans: Post-World War II Narratives of Rehabilitation in the United States", Chicago, IL. (January 1, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Rose, SarahF, "Liberation at a Price: Women, Sexuality, and Moral Imbecility, 1880 to 1920", Oakland, CA. (January 1, 2002).
    • June  2001
      Rose, SarahF, "The Influence of World War II on Conceptions of Disability in the United States: The Case of Blind Veterans", Winnipeg, Canada. (June , 2001).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Sebastian Fuentes, (History)
      'Your Reactions to Photos...Sought': Gay Male Consumerism and Identity Construction in the Pre-Stonewall Era"
    • Present
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Kelle Plummer, Co-supervising with Dr. Catherine Corder and includes DS internship project (Fall 2020 via DS 4395) creating faculty guide on how to order accessible textbooks. (Interdisciplinary Studies)
      Improving Accessibility and Learning Environments in Higher Education
    • Present
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Alexa Rains, Supervising comprehensive exam field on disability history and co-supervising field on history of medicine. Enrolled for HIST 6690 in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020; completing "History of Body" class was part of requirement for Fall 2019. (History)
    • Aug 2020
      Other
      Ariel Vanpatten, Created social media campaigns for the Arlington Mayor's Committee on People with Disabilities on Instagram and Facebook and evaluated City of Arlington's accessibility practices during the pandemic for deaf/Deaf and hard-of-hearing residents. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. Also redesigned internship in March for remote work. (Linguistics and Tesol)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • Aug 2020
      Other
      Destiny Ortega, Learned IRB procedures for survey and interview research, designed and submitted for approval a study to determine the accessibility of UTA Libraries' open-educational resources for students with disabilities; created educational brochures, presentations, and a PowerPoint about what faculty should know about students with disabilities for the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. Also redesigned internship in March for remote work. (History)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • Aug 2020
      Other
      Janet Gary, Identified best practices in employee wellness programs for UTA Human Resources and created proposal and PowerPoint to update and align UTA's employee wellness programs and website with best practices and make them accessible to and inclusive of employees with disabilities. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. Also redesigned internship in March for remote work. (Psychology)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • May 2020
      Other
      CJ McCarthy-Grogan, Learned sports and team management at the Movin' Mavs and planned outreach activities foiled by the pandemic. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. Also redesigned internship in March for remote work. (Kinesiology)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • May 2020
      Other
      Fabian Romo, Learned basics of prosthetics design and manufacture, plus patient relations, at Scott Sabolich Prosthetics & Research. Also created educational materials and videos for them from the perspective of an amputee who found adapted sports. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. Also redesigned internship in March for remote work. (Kinesiology)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • May 2020
      Other
      Jazmine Rodriguez, Learned basics of prosthetics design and patient relations at Scott Sabolich Prosthetics & Research. Researched insurance compensation policies for prosthetics. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. Also redesigned internship in March for remote work. (Other)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • May 2020
      Other
      Mary Brown, Assisted with research on numerous projects at Helping Restore Ability. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. Also redesigned internship in March for remote work. (Psychology)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • May 2020
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Kenya Loudd, Supervised Honors Thesis via DS 4391-032 (Summer 2019) in McNair Program, DS 4391-032 (Fall 2019), and DS 4395 (Spring 2020) plus helped guide McNair application, PhD program applications, and multiple conference presentations. Currently completing dual PhD in the History of Medicine, Science, and Technology and African-American and African Diaspora Studies at Yale University. (Interdisciplinary Studies)
      "Intersecting Oppression: Recovering the History of the Institute for the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Colored Youth"
    • Mar 2020
      Other
      Jessye Best, Created a series of topical feature articles on disability issues (e.g., service animal awareness) for the Arlington Mayor's Committee on People with Disabilities and updated the Committee's contact list for a partner breakfast. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. (Communication)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • Jan 2020
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Mohammed Sumili, Supervised comprehensive exam field on Disability Studies with a focus on literature, theory, history, and representations (English)
    • Jan 2020
      Other
      Adam Mackenzie, Researched legal requirements for equity in adapted sports programs, university procedures for funding and creating adapted sports programs, and created survey to assess attitudes towards adapted sports at the university level. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. (History)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • Dec 2019
      Other
      Lisa Gilliland, Learning about adapted sports and assisting the Movin' Mavs and Lady Movin' Mavs with key elements of practice: shot clock, scoring, stats, and timing. Assist with running the Adapted Sports Expo at UTA. Researched care issues relevant to a future nurse working with people with disabilities. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. (Nursing)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • Dec 2019
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Sebastian Fuentes, Supervised transatlantic disability history comprehensive exam field (History)
    • Dec 2019
      Other
      Margarita Lopez, Worked on research projects and client intakes at Helping Restore Ability. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. (Social Work)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision
    • Dec 2019
      Other
      Randall McMinn, Learned operations management, marketing, and custom wheelchair assembly at Per4Max custom wheelchair company. Wrote Disability Studies capstone paper explaining and evaluating the real-world applicability of 2-3 major Disability Studies concepts during internship and reflecting on internship experiences and lessons learned.

      Supervision involved coordinating internship with site, regular group and individual advising meetings on internship project and capstone paper (6+ total during semester) plus providing troubleshooting, additional resources, and advice to both the intern and their on-site supervisor via email and additional meetings. (Interdisciplinary Studies)
      Internship/Capstone Supervision

Courses

      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • HIST 6699-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • HIST 6990-032 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110966)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • DS 4391-032 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 112187)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • HIST 6690-032 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110965)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • DS 4391-032 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 112187)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 6390-032 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110964)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 6690-032 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110965)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • HIST 5365-001 READING COLLOQUIUM: TOPICS
        (Topic: History of Body | Course Id: 112338)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • DS 4391-032 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 112187)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2019
      • DS 4391-032 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 112187)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016 | Xlist Coursepre: HIST | Xlist Coursenum: 3307)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016 | Xlist Coursepre: DS | Xlist Coursenum: 3307)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 6391-032 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105255)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HIST 4191-032 UNDERGRADUATE CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105100)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • DS 4391-032 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 112187)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 4191-032 UNDERGRADUATE CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105100)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 4391-032 UNDERGRADUATE CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105190)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • DS 4391-032 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 112187)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 5390-032 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • DS 4391-032 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 112187)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 5390-032 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • DS 3331-001 DISABILITY STUDIES RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 112185)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 3300-006 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • HIST 5390-032 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • DS 3307-002 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 3307-002 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • HIST 5391-032 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105238)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • DS 3331-001 DISABILITY STUDIES RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 112185)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 5391-032 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105238)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 3300-005 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • HIST 4191-032 UNDERGRADUATE CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105100)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • HIST 3328-001 AGE OF INDUSTRY 1876-1920
        (Course Id: 105037)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • HIST 4391-032 UNDERGRADUATE CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105190)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • DS 3331-001 DISABILITY STUDIES RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 112185)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 6399-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 7399-032 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 3300-002 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 6365-001 SEMINAR: TOPICS
        (Course Id: 112345)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • DS 4391-032 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 112187)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 6399-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • DS 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • HIST 1312-014 U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1865
        (Course Id: 105002)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • DS 3331-001 DISABILITY STUDIES RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 112185)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 6399-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 3300-005 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 5304-001 REGIONAL / TOPICAL US HISTORY
        (Topic: History of the Body | Course Id: 105198)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 4391-032 UNDERGRADUATE CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105190)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • DS 4395-032 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • HIST 3328-001 AGE OF INDUSTRY 1876-1920
        (Course Id: 105037)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 6399-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HIST 6399-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 6699-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 6304-001 IDENTITIES & ENCOUNTERS
        (Course Id: 111180)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • DS 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112186)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 3300-006 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 5390-032 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 6399-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 6699-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105259)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 3307-001 HISTORY OF DISABILITY
        (Course Id: 105016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 5340-001 ISSUES/INTERPRETATIONS US HIST
        (Course Id: 105228)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HIST 6399-032 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 105257)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 6690-032 DIRECTED STUDIES: PhD STUDENTS
        (Course Id: 110965)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 1312-005 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105002)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 1312-006 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105002)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 5340-001 ISSUES/INTERPRETATIONS US HIST
        (Course Id: 105228)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 5395-032 NON-THESIS CAPSTONE
        (Course Id: 105240)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • HIST 5390-032 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 5391-032 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105238)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 6391-032 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 105255)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 3300-005 INTRO TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 105012)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 3328-001 US 1876-1900
        (Course Id: 105037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 5395-032 NON-THESIS CAPSTONE
        (Course Id: 105240)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 5398-032 THESIS
        (Course Id: 105241)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HIST 5302-001 20TH CENTURY US HISTORY
        (Topic: Need Title | Course Id: 105196)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 5390-032 DIRECTED STUDIES FOR MASTERS
        (Course Id: 105237)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 4388-008 SEL TOP HIST
        (Topic: History of Disability | Course Id: 105187)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • HIST 1312-005 HISTORY OF U.S.
        (Course Id: 105002)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • HIST 3328-001 US 1876-1900
        (Course Id: 105037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Aug 2020 to  Present Committee Chair
      College of Liberal Arts Inclusion, Diversity, Education, and Access Committee (CoLA IDEAs)
      Co-Chair with Heather Jacobson
    • May 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Sub-Task Force on Faculty Issues & Challenges (part of of the UTA Fall 2010 and Spring 2020 Academic & Course Planning Task Force)
    • Aug 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      ACTP
    • Aug 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      College of Liberal Arts Curriculum Committee
    • Aug 2013 to  Present Director
      Disability Studies Minor
    • June 2013 to  Present Co-Founder and Faculty Advisor
      Texas Disability History Collection in UTA Special Collections
    • July 2020 to  Oct 2020 Committee Chair
      Committee on Remote Mentoring under the Sub-Task Force on Faculty Issues & Challenges
    • Feb 2020 to  Sept 2020 Committee Member
      Center for Social Connections Planning Workgroup
      Helped draft proposal. School of Social Work decided not to fund the center due to changes in the university's strategic plan.
    • Aug 2019 to  May 2020 Committee Member
      College of Liberal Arts Research Committee
    • Aug 2019 to  May 2020 Committee Member
      Research Working Group
    • Sept 2019 to  Mar 2020 Committee Member
      Search Committee on Medical Humanities & Philosophy
    • Aug 2019 to  Dec 2019 Committee Member
      Center on Disability & Special Needs Studies Workgroup
      Center planning appears to be on hiatus.
    • Apr 2019 to  Nov 2019 Committee Member
      Ally Implementation Task Force
    • Oct 2019 to  Mar 2019 Committee Member
      Search Committee: Dean of College of Liberal Arts
    • May 2019 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      Search for Director of the Office for Students with Disabilities

Service to the Profession

    • Apr 2020 to  Present
      Committee Member
      LAWCHA (Labor and Working Class History Association) 2021 Conference Organizing Committee
    • June 2018 to  Present
      Contributing Editor
      LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • 2017 to  Present
      Board Member
      REACH Centers for Independent Living
    • 2014 to  Present
      Member, Advisory Council
      Helping Restore Ability
    • Past to  Oct 2019
      Guest Speaker
      Fort Worth Disability Summit
      Organized panel on the Texas Disability History Collection and installed the Building a Barrier-Free Campus exhibit.