Program for Disability Research

Mission

The Program for Disability Research conducts and coordinates research on the economic, social, and political inclusion of people with disabilities. We focus on two broad areas: employment and political participation of people with disabilities.

Our research has been sponsored by several federal agencies:  the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Education's National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, and the National Council on Disability. We have worked with several partners, including:

Click on the links below for the publications and presentations of the Program for Disability Research.

Publications and Presentations

Employment

Political participation

Book

"People with Disabilities: Sidelined or Mainstreamed?" by Lisa Schur, Douglas Kruse, and Peter Blanck

News

PBS NewsHour: "Why is Job Opportunity Still Lagging for People with Disabilities?"

Contact Information

Dr. Doug Kruse

Dr. Lisa Schur