Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Juliann Anesi


B.A., Communicative Disorders, California State University, Fullerton; M.A., Special Education, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; Ph.D., Special Education and Disability Studies, Syracuse University


Trying Times: Disability, Activism, & Education in Samoa, 1970-1980

Thesis Advisor:

Beth Ferri, Professor of Inclusive Education and Disability Studies and Vivian May, Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, Syracuse University

Research Topic:

Disability policies, Indigenous women’s activism, and educational institutions in Samoa


Mel Y. Chen, Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and Susan Schweik, Professor of English, University California, Berkeley

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Gender Studies, UCLA

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