Dr. Elizabeth Lewis Elected to the SDS Board of Directors (TX UCEDD)

July 5, 2017

The Texas Center for Disability Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Lewis has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Society of Disability Studies (SDS). Dr. Lewis will serve a three-year term. The SDS Board Members understand and represent diverse experience in all its complexity, and have fundraising and development experience, strong leadership qualifications and experience, and creative ideas for the future of SDS.

Dr. Lewis joined the TCDS in March of 2017 to lead the Partners in Research project. Through the Partners in Research project, TCDS at The University of Texas at Austin will build capacity among people with IDDs to play meaningful roles in research, and then connect researchers with individuals with IDD who are interested in becoming partners in the research process.