K. Eva Weiss

Institute on Disabilities/UCEDD
Temple University
1755 N 13th Street, Suite 411
Howard Gittis Student Center - South
Philadelphia, PA 19122
 
Phone: 215-204-7177
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: September 19, 2019

K. Eva Weiss
 

Specialty Resource Contacts: Research Associate
 
Discipline(s): Anthropology
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: Qualitative data collection, qualitative analysis, cultural competency, cultural and ethnic minorities, disability studies, diversity, ethnography, immigration, inclusion, international, grant writing, manuscript writing, participatory action research

Vita/Bio

Institute on Disabilities, Temple University:
Research Associate, 2019-present
Research Assistant, 2014-2018
AUCD Trainee Liaison, 2016-2018

PROJECTS AND PARTNERS

Adaptive Design of Greater Philadelphia - Institute on Disabilities, Adaptive Design Association, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment - Institute on Disabilities, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, PA Rehabilitation Council

Ethnography of Deinstitutionalization: The Closure of the Hamburg State Center - Institute on Disabilities, Hamburg State Center, Office of Developmental Programs

National Sibling Investigation - Institute on Disabilities, Sibling Leadership Network, University of Illinois at Chicago

Project PLAAY-Inclusive: Combining an Inclusive School Based Intervention with Community-Driven Training to Address Issues of Race and Disability in the School-To-Prison Pipeline - Institute on Disabilities, Racial Empowerment Collaborative University of Pennsylvania, PA Developmental Disabilities Council

Transition Discoveries - Institute on Disabilities, George Washington University, PA Developmental Disabilities Council

National Council on Disability Guardianship and Supported Decision Making Project - Institute on Disabilities, National Council on Disability, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities

Wireless Expansion Initiative: Promoting Telecommunications Equity for People with Disabilities in Pennsylvania - Institute on Disabilities

PUBLICATIONS

Donley, K., Feinstein, C., Gibbs, T. Gould-Taylor, S., and Weiss, K. E. Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment interim report 2016-2017. Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Donley, K., Feinstein, C., Gould-Taylor, S., and Weiss, K. E. Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment interim report 2015-2016. Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Feinstein, C., Gould-Taylor, S., and Weiss, K. E. Pennsylvania Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment 2014-2016. Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

Weiss, K. E., Shifting Boundaries of the Non-citizen Body in Proposed Changed to the Public Charge Rule. Investigating Borders and Boundaries of the Body, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. April 5, 2019.

Weiss, K. E. A Case for Empathetic Learning: The Impact of Case Studies in Cultural Competency Training. Poster at Graduate Student Poster Symposium, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. April 12, 2018.

Ball, P., Campanella, T. Feinstein, C., Gould-Taylor, S., Green, T., Mazzei, A., and Weiss, K. E., Whitlatch, M. Understanding Guardianship and Supported Decision Making from Multiple Perspectives: An Interdisciplinary, Inclusive, Qualitative Research Project. Presentation at Association of University Centers on Disabilities Conference, Washington, D. C. November 7, 2017.

Gould-Taylor, S. and Weiss, K.E. The Intersection of Immigration and Disability: Cultural Competency and More. Presentation to USCIS Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. October 3, 2017.

Weiss, K. E. When a Person Falls from a Tree: Digital Storytelling by Noncitizens with Disabilities. Poster presented at Graduate Student Poster Symposium, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. April 25, 2017.

Weiss, K. E. Disability and Immigration Navigating U.S. immigration law, employment regulations, and healthcare services. Poster presented at Association of University Centers on Disabilities Conference, Washington, D. C. December 5, 2016.

Feinstein, C., Gould-Taylor, S., Kester, J., and Weiss, K. E. "Transition Discoveries: Inclusion and Empowerment of youth and families in participatory action research." Poster presented at International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Melbourne, AU. August 17, 2016.

Feinstein, C., Gould-Taylor, S., Kester, J., and Weiss, K. E. Transition Discoveries. Featured Program presented at Pennsylvania Community on Transition Conference, State College, PA. June 21, 2016.

Weiss, K. E. The New Brain Drain: A Comprehensive Mental Health Needs Assessment for International Students in the United States. Poster presented at Graduate Student Poster Symposium, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. April 19, 2016.

Feinstein, C., Gould-Taylor, S., and Weiss, K. E. Cultural Competency in Program and Practice: Highlighting Diversity as a Cornerstone in Post-Secondary Education, Research on Transition, and Volunteer Respite Training. Poster presented at Association of University Centers on Disabilities Conference, Washington, D. C., November 16, 2015.

Weiss, K. E. Producing Mobility: An Analysis of Representations of Mobility, Self-Determination, and Cosmopolitanism in Study Abroad Program Web Content. Poster presented at Graduate Student Poster Symposium, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. April 21, 2015.

SKILLS

Data collection and analysis tools: ATLAS.ti, CasualConc, ExpressScribe, Google Books Ngram Viewer, Google Correlate, Google Forms, MAXQDA, QuickCode, Python, R, Scrapy, Sifter, SiteCrawler, SPSS, SurveyMonkey, Voyant

Language: Spanish (fluent), American Sign Language (novice)