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About Elizabeth R Ribet

Beth Ribet obtained her Ph.D. in Social Relations at the University of California-Irvine in 2005, and her J.D. at UCLA, with a concentration in Critical Race Studies in 2009. Her publications and areas of research include the following themes: disability & incarceration, critical disability theory, critical race theory, feminist theories, emergent disabilities, social, cultural and health consequences of genocide, and human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. She also has substantial teaching experience in Sociology, Women’s Studies, and Disability Studies. Her current writing projects include a number of foci related to the Burton Blatt Institute’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion in economic spheres, a critical analysis of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and several inter-related papers on the subject of intersectionality.


Present Adjunct Faculty, New York Law School
Present Research Associate, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University

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Burton Blatt Institute
900 S. Crouse Avenue, Crouse-Hinds Hall, Suite 300
Syracuse, NY 13244-2130
ph: 315-443-8351


International Law (3)

Women (3)

Human Rights Law (3)

Law and Society (3)

Civil Rights (3)