Curriculum Vitae

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ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2020 (Starting Fall)
Assistant Professor
Disability Studies Program
University of Toledo

EDUCATION

2020
PhD, Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology
School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Arizona State University
Graduate Certificate, Women and Gender Studies
Dissertation Title: Account/Ability: Disability and Agency in the Age of Biomedicalization
Dissertation Advisor: Mary Margaret Fonow

2015
MA, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Distinction)
School of Sociology, Social Policy, and Social Research
Tizard Centre
University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
Thesis Title: ‘Disability means, uh, dysfunctioning people’: A qualitative analysis of the meaning and experience of disability among adults with intellectual disabilities.

2014
BA, Disability in the Social Context (Honors, Research Distinction)
College of Arts and Sciences
Minor, Microbiology
The Ohio State University

PUBLICATIONS

Edited Volume

Under Review    
Berman, N. and Monteleone, R. (eds). Disability and Social Justice in Kenya. 

Refereed Journal Articles

2019                
Michael, K. & Monteleone, R. (2019). “Microchipping People is a Bad Idea”: An Interview with Andreas Sjostrom. IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, 38 (2), 18-21.

Michael, K & Monteleone, R. (2019). Consumer Electronic Instrument Search and Seizure at International Borders. IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, 8 (2), 90-93.

2018  
Monteleone, R. (2018). Beyond participation: Empowering people with disabilities in research and design. Technology & Innovation, 20, 133-139.

Pimentel, M. & Monteleone, R. (2018). The Privileged Bodymind: The Entanglement of Ableism and Capitalism. International Journal of Economic Development, 12 (1), 63-81.

2017 
Monteleone, R. & Forrester-Jones, R. (2017). ‘Disability means, uh, dysfunctioning people: A qualitative analysis of the meaning and experience of disability among adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability, 30 (2), 301-315.

2016                 
Monteleone, R. (2016). Employment for all: United states disability policy. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 21 (3), 154-161.

2014                 
Anderson, K., Park, J., Monteleone, R., & Dabelko-Schoeny, H. (2014). Heterogeneity within adult day services: A focus on centers that serve younger adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 33(2), 77-88.

Book Chapters

Under Review  
Monteleone, R. (Under Review). Disability Activism and Medical Genetics: Shaping the Emergent Landscape. In Berman, N. and Monteleone, R. (eds). Disability and Social Justice in Kenya. 

Berman, N. and Monteleone, R. (Under Review). Introduction. In Berman, N. and Monteleone, R. (eds). Disability and Social Justice in Kenya. 

Conference Proceedings

2016                 
Monteleone, R. and Forrester-Jones, R. (2016). “I honestly feel like I’m not there or something:” A qualitative study of the experience of intellectual disability. Proceedings from the International Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities World Congress, 15-19 August 2016, Melbourne, Australia. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60 (7-8), p. 710.

Book Reviews

2016                 
Monteleone, R. (2016). Disabled People, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer? A book review. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 21 (2), pp. 113-114.

Manuscripts in Submission

Manuscripts Under Preparation

In Preparation
Monteleone, R. (In Preparation). Passing the test: Prenatal genetic counseling and the construction of congenital disability.

Monteleone, R. and Todd, A. (In Preparation). Risky embodiment: Dis/ability, transhumanism, and feminist philosophy.

Web-Based Publications

2020
Monteleone, R. (2020). Overview of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). [Easy to Read Resource]. Mid-Atlantic ADA Center. Link.

2018
Monteleone, R. (2018). Have we crossed the rubicon? Disability and contemporary eugenics. Eugenic Rubicon: California’s Sterilization Stories. Link.

2017                 
Monteleone, R. (2017). AZ ranked number 1 but still has a long way to go for inclusion. Our Voices: guest blog for Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.

Hammang, A., Monteleone, R. and Selkirk, K. (2017). Feminist futurisms (a HASTAC@ASU bibliography). HASTAC.

Other Publications

2018                 
Monteleone, R. (2018). ‘I Look Forward to Going to Work Every Day:’ Perspectives from Best Buddies Jobs Participants. [Contracted Research]. Best Buddies International.

2016                 
Monteleone, R. & Dwyre, A. (2016). Engaging Hispanic Youth with Disabilities in the Employment Process: A Model Demonstration Project in Montgomery County Maryland. Rockville, MD: TransCen, Inc.

Monteleone, R. & Dwyre, A. (2016). Business Connections, Community-Based Engagement, and Customized Services: The Add Us In Maryland 3-Point Model for Success. Rockville, MD: TransCen, Inc.

 

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2019                
Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine ($9,000)

2018                 
Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy Diversity in Feminist Scholarship Individual Grant ($500)

2016 – 2018        
Trainee, National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) [Alliance for Person-Centered Accessible Technologies, Grant No. 1069125], Arizona State University ($60,000)

2017                 
HSD Advancement Award ($700)

2014 – 2015       
Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship, US-UK Fulbright Commission, University of Kent at Canterbury ($20,000)

2014                 
Phi Kappa Phi Yoerger Scholarship, Phi Kappa Phi, University of Kent at Canterbury ($5,000)

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2018                 
School for the Future of Innovation in Society “Champion of the Future” Award, Arizona State University

2017                 
Best Poster, Society of the Study of New and Emerging Technologies, 2017 Annual Meeting

Tizard Centre Award for Outstanding Postgraduate Work

 

INVITED TALKS

2018                 
Who Gets to Be an Expert? (with Kassandra Grimes), National Academy of Engineering Programs Office. Washington, DC, April 10, 2019.

 

COFERENCE ACTIVITY

Conferences Organized

2019                 
STGlobal, Co-chair, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, March 29-30, 2019.

Panels Organized

2020
[FORTHCOMING]: Towards a Critical Medical STS (with Yesmar Oyarzun and Hined Rafeh). Society for the Social Studies of Science, Prague, Czech Republic, August 18-21.

2019                 
The New Body Politic: Alternative Onto-Epistemologies in Birth, Dis/Ability, and Death (with Kierra Otis and Zoe Lacey). National Women’s Studies Association. San Francisco, CA, November 14-17, 2019.

Papers Presented

2019                 
Prenatal Genetic Testing and Congenital Disability: A Call for East African Perspectives. African Studies Association. Boston, MA, November 21-23, 2019.

The Obligations of Agency: Biomedical Technologies and Dis/Ability. National Women’s Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, November 14-17, 2019.

Account/Ability: Disability and Agency in Deep Brain Stimulation. Society for the Social Studies of Science, New Orleans, LA, September 4-7, 2019.

2018    
‘We Can’t Predict What’s Going to Happen to Your Child:’ Prenatal Genetic Counseling and the Construction of Congenital Disability. Remaking Reproduction: The Global Politics of Reproductive Technologies. Cambridge University, UK, June 27-29, 2018.

‘If You’re Genetics Aren’t as Good as the Next Person’s Genetics:’ Prenatal Genetic Counseling as a Site of Controversy. Western Social Science Association, San Antonio, TX, April 4-10, 2018.

2017                
Holding Space: Medical Genetics, Problem-Framing, and Persons with Disabilities. Disability and Social Justice in Kenya Symposium, Nairobi, KY, June 15-16, 2017.

2016                 
‘I Honestly Fell Like I’m Not There or Something:’ A Qualitative Study of the Experience of Intellectual Disability. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disability World Congress, Melbourne, AU, August 15-16, 2016.

2015                
Has Social Policy Challenged or Continued Personal Experiences and Understandings of ‘Disability’? A Qualitative Study of People with Intellectual Disabilities. (with Rachel Forrecter-Jones). Social Policy Association, Belfast, NI, July 6-8, 2015.

 

Posters Presented

2017                
Passing the Test: Perceptions of Disability in Prenatal Genetic Counseling Guidance and Practice. Society of the Study of New and Emerging Technologies, Phoenix, AZ, October 9-11, 2017.

2016                
APAcT: Constructing Disability. International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computing and Accessibility (special session for NSF IGERT Trainees). Reno, NV, October 24-26, 2016.

 

CAMPUS AND DEPARTMENTAL TALKS

2019                
Where Critical Dis/Ability Studies Meets Science and Technology. Un/Knowing Disability Symposium, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University. March 30, 2019.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant

2018                 JUS/FIS 334 Science, Technology, and Inequality, Arizona State University

2015                 Sociology 532 Mental Health, University of Kent, Canterbury

Guest Lectures

2018
Disability, Diversity, and Social Infrastructure, JUS/FIS 334 Science, Technology, and Inequality taught by Dr. Jen Richter, Arizona State University, September 25 & 27, 2018

Agency and Actors, FIS 201 Innovation in Society taught by Kaethe Selkirk, Arizona State University, May 22, 2018

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2018 – 2020
Graduate Research Assistant to Dr. Katina Michael. Center for Engineering, Policy, and Society (CEPS), Arizona State University

2016 – 2018
Graduate Trainee, Alliance for Person-Centered Accessible Technologies (NSF IGERT Research Lab), Arizona State University

 

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Associate Editor, Journal for Science, Policy, and Governance (2019 – present)

Editorial Assistant, Journal for Responsible Innovation (2016 – 2017)

Peer Reviewer, IEEE Technology & Society Magazine; Sage Open Medicine

Reviewer, Fulbright UK Summer Institute

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Member, Search Committee, Junior Faculty Hire, School for the Future of Innovation in Society (2018)

Member, Search Committee, Senior Faculty Hire, School for the Future of Innovation in Society (2017)

PhD Representative, SFIS Graduate Student Organization, PhD Representative (2017-2018)

Scholar Representative, University of Kent in America Advisory Board (2016-2017)

 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Communications Consultant, Arizona Employment First (2016 – present)

Instructor and Director, Detour Company Theatre (2016 – present)

Organizer, Student Employee Disability Awareness Training Program, Arizona State University (2017)

Organizer and Moderator, Deej Film Screening and Panel on the Future of Autism (2017)

Founder and Inaugural Co-Chair, Ohio Disability Pride Parade and Festival (2014)

 

NON-ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

2019    
Contractor, National Academy of Engineering, Center for Engineering Ethics and Society, Washington, DC

2018    
Contracted Researcher, Best Buddies Jobs Program Evaluation Project, Best Buddies International

 

COURSES PREPARED TO TEACH

Intro to Feminist Science Studies

Disability, Technology, and Policy

Sociology of Disability

Qualitative Research Methods

Science and Inequality

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Society for the Social Studies of Science

National Women’s Studies Association

Society for Disability Studies

Foundation for Science and Disability

Feminist Epistemology, Methodology, Metaphysics, and Science Studies

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