Advisors in the Disability Studies Program are available for advising appointments by Zoom. Please sign up for an appointment and advisors will send you a Zoom link prior to your scheduled meeting. Advisors are available by phone and email as well (Sasha Lee: email@example.com/206.543.4762 or Kat Eli: firstname.lastname@example.org/206.221.6431).
Carli Friedman is the Director of Research for CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. CQL is an international not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to the definition, measurement, and improvement of personal quality of life, through a world of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people with disabilities. Carli’s research at CQL works to promote meaningful community participation and empowerment of people with disabilities by exploring the impact policy, service systems, and providers can have on quality enhancement and quality of life. Carli, who has a Doctorate in Disability Studies, is the author of over 230 journal articles, book chapters, research briefs, and reports, focusing on ableism, community integration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Medicaid, and social determinants of health.