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Marcia Rioux

PROF. MARCIA RIOUX (PhD Jurisprudence, Berkeley, 1993) research addresses a broad range of public policy issues including health and human rights, universal education, international monitoring of human rights, the impact of globalization on welfare policy, literacy and health, disability policy, community inclusion and health policy. She has written extensively on the development of a theoretical framework of disability that is grounded in equality and the recognition of disability as a socio-political and human rights issue.

She has recently taught courses in Croatia and Australia and is a consultant to governments around the world and to a number of United Nations agencies. Currently she is writing a book on law and disability and is engaged in a number of international research projects.