Chair of Sociology; Director, Society and Health Program; Associate Professor
Professor Leiter teaches courses on medical sociology, research methods, sociology of childhood and youth, and disability. She received the Irving K. Zola award for Emerging Scholars in Disability Studies in 2004 for her work on "Parental Activism, Professional Dominance, and Early Childhood Disability."
Professor Leiter is currently writing a book titled Their Time Has Come: Youth with Disabilities Entering Adulthood.
View Curriculum Vitae
- American Sociological Association
- Society for Disability Studies
- Society for the Study of Social Problems
Awards & Honors
- Irving K. Zola Award for Emerging Scholars in Disability Studies, Society for Disability
Doctor of Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts
State University of New York at Albany