Research Expertise and Interest
disability studies, 20th-century poetry, literature and politics, war literature, feminist theory, cultural studies, English, American poetry
Susan Schweik's last book was The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public. She is completing a book tentatively titled Unfixed: How the Women of Glenwood Asylum Overturned Ideas about IQ, & Why You Don't Know About Their Work. In 2018 she was awarded the Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professorship at the Humanities Center, Syracuse University. A recipient of Berkeley's Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence, she has been involved with the development of disability studies at Berkeley for over 20 years. She was co-coordinator of the Ed Roberts Fellowships in Disability Studies post-doctoral program at Berkeley (coordinated by the Institute for Urban and Regional Development). Her proudest honor is the name sign given to her by students at Gallaudet: see www.youtube.com/watch?v=r430KOg_nt8&feature=youtu.be&hd=1.
Third person pronouns: she/her.