Sonke Dornblut, MS

Institute on Disability / UCED
Institute on Disability
University of New Hampshire
10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03824-3595
 
Phone: 603-862-4320
Email: sonke.dornblut@unh.edu
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Last Updated: May 07, 2014

 

Specialty Resource Contacts: Transportation
 
Discipline(s): Interdisciplinary
Community Econ Development, Transportation
 
AUCD Council Membership: Multicultural Council
 
Research: Transportation
Education: M.S., COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SOUTHERN NH UNIVERSITY, 1999;
B.A., POLITICAL SCIENCE, PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE, 1995

Vita/Bio

Professional Background

Sönke's primary motivation lies within a deeply held belief that society must be accessible at all levels to all people in order to fulfill its promise as a democratic society. He is interested in developing infrastructures that support access for all by utilizing community economic development strategies and structures. Current work focuses on access through transportation for people with disabilities and others who do not drive, especially in rural areas. Sönke is also intrigued by connections - both historical and current - between languages and in language as a transmitter of cultural norms and values.

Projects

The Rural Transportation Access Network is a two-year research project looking into best practices in rural, community transportation provision and funding resource utilization. The project is funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities.

New Hampshire Assistive Technology Partnership Project The goal of the New Hampshire Assistive Technology Partnership Project is to increase access to assistive technology through the creation and support of consumer driven systems for the provision of state-of-the-art assistive technology products and services for citizens with disabilities in the state of New Hampshire.