• 716 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
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Connor, D.J., Ferri, B.A., Annamma, S. (Eds.) (2016). DisCrit: Disability studies & Critical Race Theory in Education. New York: Teachers College Press.

Kanter, A. & Ferri, B.A. (Eds.). (2013). Righting educational wrongs: Disability studies in law & education. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.

Ferri, B.A. & Connor, D. (2006). Reading resistance: Discourses of exclusion in desegregation and inclusion debates. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.


Education/Academic qualification

Special Education, PhD, The University of Georgia

Women & Gender Studies, Graduate Certificate, The University of Georgia

Research Interests

  • Disability Studies in Education
  • Critical Special Education
  • Feminist Disability Studies
  • Gender, Race, & Disability
  • Inclusive Education
  • Narrative Inquiry

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Projects 2006 2017

Research Output 1997 2019

  • 716 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 3 Chapter

Same As It Ever Was: The Nexus of Race, Ability, and Place in One Urban School District

White, J. M., Li, S., Ashby, C. E., Ferri, B. A., Wang, Q., Bern, P. & Cosier, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Educational Studies - AESA.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cultivating and expanding disability critical race theory (DisCrit)

Annamma, S. A., Ferri, B. A. & Connor, D. J., Oct 23 2018, Manifestos for the Future of Critical Disability Studies. Taylor and Francis, Vol. 1. p. 230-238 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Disability Critical Race Theory: Exploring the Intersectional Lineage, Emergence, and Potential Futures of DisCrit in Education

Annamma, S. A., Ferri, B. A. & Connor, D. J., Mar 1 2018, In : Review of Research in Education. 42, 1, p. 46-71 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Locating the problem within: Race, learning disabilities, and science

Freedman, J. & Ferri, B. A., 2017, In : Teachers College Record. 119, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning disability
historical analysis
Social Problems
2 Citations (Scopus)

Literacy Education and Disability Studies: Reenvisioning Struggling Students

Collins, K. & Ferri, B. A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disability studies