Disability Studies Quarterly


DSQ - Disability Studies Quarterly logoDisability Studies Quarterly (DSQ) is the journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal of interest to social scientists, scholars in the humanities, disability rights advocates, creative writers, and others concerned with the issues of people with disabilities. It represents the full range of methods, epistemologies, perspectives, and content that the multidisciplinary field of disability studies embraces. DSQ is committed to developing theoretical and practical knowledge about disability and to promoting the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in society. (ISSN: 1041-5718; eISSN: 2159-8371).

Editorial Team
Editors-in-Chief, 2018-2021

Dr. Brenda Jo Brueggemann, Professor, Department of English, Aetna Chair of Writing, Director of First-Year Writing Program, University of Connecticut, Storrs

Brenda Jo Brueggemann is Professor of English and the Aetna Endowed Chair of Writing at the University of Connecticut. She also serves as the Director of the university’s First Year Writing Program. Her research clusters around the following areas: disability rhetorics and art; deaf studies and art; writing studies; teaching in higher education. She has authored 3 books, co-authored 3 books, edited or co-edited 7 collections, and published over 60 journal articles or chapters in edited collections. Click here or here to see her faculty website. 

Dr. Elizabeth Brewer Olson, Assistant Professor of English, Central Connecticut State University

Elizabeth Brewer Olson is an Assistant Professor of English and the Director of Composition at Central Connecticut State University. Her research focuses on rhetorics of mental disability and accessible composition pedagogies. She has co-authored the Arts and Humanities volume of The SAGE Reference Series on Disability and has published in Composition Studies, Disability Studies Quarterly, Kairos, and the Writing Program Administration journal. She teaches classes in composition, rhetoric, and disability studies. Click here to see her faculty website. 

Past Editors-in-Chief


Dr. Kim E. Nielsen, University of Toledo

Dr. Allyson Day, University of Toledo


Michael Rembis

Tanja Aho


Bruce Henderson

Noam Ostrander


Brenda Brueggemann

Scot Danforth


Brenda Brueggemann

Stephen Kuusisto

Scot Danforth


Beth Haller

Corinne Kirchner


David Pfeiffer


Beth Haller

Janet Boudreau


Irv Zola


Natalie Allon

Margaret Zahn

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