In her Inside Higher Ed essay, "Through a Deficit Lens," ISSI Grad Student in Residence Sarah Manchanda critques the roles race and gender can play in reinforcing institutional othering of disability.
Due to budget cuts and the dilapidated condition of our building, the Vice Chancellor for Research Office has decided to close ISSI in June of 2021. Some of our affiliates are fighting the closure and have developed this website to showcase the value of the Institute and the widespread support for it. Please help save ISSI:
The Chronicle of Higher Education published a story about the closure and the fight to save ISSI.
ISSI Faculty Affiliate Ian Haney López co-authored this opinion essay in The New York Times. López asserts that presidential candidate Joe Biden can rally the Latinx vote by building a common cause of a better future for all. "There’s a winning message Mr. Biden and his party can deliver that resonates with most Hispanics no matter how they conceptualize the group’s racial identity." Professor Haney López gave a talk on a related topic at ISSI's Center for Research on Social Change last year; it can be found in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLBo1-9IcOc