Carrie Sandahl

Carrie Sandahl

Professor, Disability and Human Development

Director, Program on Disability Art, Culture and Humanities, Disability and Human Development

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1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 246 DHSP

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By appointment

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Bodies of Work Chicago


Dr. Carrie Sandahl is head of the Program on Disability Art, Culture, and Humanities, which is devoted to research on and the creation of disability art. This program also serves as the administrative home for Chicago’s Bodies of Work, an organization that supports the development of disability arts and culture.

Sandahl is active nationally as a public speaker. She is frequently invited to present her research and creative work on disability art and culture at universities across the United States, including University of California-Berkeley, University of California-Santa Barbara, Stanford University, Bucknell University, University of Florida, Smith College, and Davidson College among others. She has keynoted conferences such as the Articulations Conference at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and the Portland Disability Art and Culture Festival in Oregon. Sandahl also regularly presents her research at the Society for Disability Studies and the Association for Theater in Higher Education, both professional organizations in which she has been an active member for more than fifteen years.

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PhD, Literature, History, Criticism and Theory, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998
MA, Literature, History, Criticism and Theory (Theater), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1991
BA, Communication and Theater Arts, University of Puget Sound, 1990