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:

Presentation Video 

Rutgers Research in Focus: Advancing Disability Employment

Watch the video replay of the hybrid seminar on disability employment research held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023. The session featured speakers from the School of Management and Labor Relations and Rutgers Business School.