Emily Smith Beitiks

Assistant Director, Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
Area of expertise: 

Disability justice

Disability and popular culture

Reproductive justice issues for people with disabilities

About: 
Beitiks is an expert on disability justice and reproductive justice issues for people with disabilities, including sterilization and prenatal testing. Her dissertation, "Building the Normal Body: Disability and the Techno-Makeover," looked at cultural stories told about disabled bodies normalized with science and technology.
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., American studies with disability studies emphasis, University of Minnesota
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-3528
Email: 
beitiks@sfsu.edu