Disability Studies Scholars at Syracuse University Receive International Recognition

Associate Professor Alan Foley, who is jointly appointed in the departments of Cultural Foundations of Education and Teaching and Leadership and is the coordinator of the Disability Studies Program and acting director of the Center on Human Policy, was recognized with the ICS 2014 Citizenship Award for International Educator.

Professor Stephen Kuusisto, director of the Renée Crown University Honors Program and a Disability Studies Program faculty member, was also awarded the ICS 2014 Citizenship Award for International Educator.

Doctoral student Brent Elder, who is pursuing a degree in special education and disability studies, received the ICS 2014 Citizenship Award for International Student Leadership.

The recipients were recognized at the 2014 Central New York International Citizens Award Dinner at the Upstate University Institute for Human Performance.

Brent Elder, center
Brent Elder, center, receiving the ICS 2014 Citizenship Award for International Student Leadership