2020 (Starting Fall)
Disability Studies Program
University of Toledo
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
MA, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Distinction)
School of Sociology, Social Policy, and Social Research
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.
BA, Disability in the Social Context (Honors, Research Distinction)
College of Arts and Sciences
The Ohio State University
Berman, N. and Monteleone, R. (eds). Disability and Social Justice in Kenya.
Refereed Journal Articles
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.
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.
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.
Monteleone, R. (2016). Employment for all: United states disability policy. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 21 (3), 154-161.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Monteleone, R. (2020). Overview of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). [Easy to Read Resource]. Mid-Atlantic ADA Center. Link.
Monteleone, R. (2018). Have we crossed the rubicon? Disability and contemporary eugenics. Eugenic Rubicon: California’s Sterilization Stories. Link.
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.
Monteleone, R. (2018). ‘I Look Forward to Going to Work Every Day:’ Perspectives from Best Buddies Jobs Participants. [Contracted Research]. Best Buddies International.
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
Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine ($9,000)
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)
HSD Advancement Award ($700)
2014 – 2015
Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship, US-UK Fulbright Commission, University of Kent at Canterbury ($20,000)
Phi Kappa Phi Yoerger Scholarship, Phi Kappa Phi, University of Kent at Canterbury ($5,000)
AWARDS AND HONORS
School for the Future of Innovation in Society “Champion of the Future” Award, Arizona State University
Best Poster, Society of the Study of New and Emerging Technologies, 2017 Annual Meeting
Tizard Centre Award for Outstanding Postgraduate Work
Who Gets to Be an Expert? (with Kassandra Grimes), National Academy of Engineering Programs Office. Washington, DC, April 10, 2019.
STGlobal, Co-chair, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, March 29-30, 2019.
[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.
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.
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.
‘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.
Holding Space: Medical Genetics, Problem-Framing, and Persons with Disabilities. Disability and Social Justice in Kenya Symposium, Nairobi, KY, June 15-16, 2017.
‘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.
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.
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.
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
Where Critical Dis/Ability Studies Meets Science and Technology. Un/Knowing Disability Symposium, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University. March 30, 2019.
2018 JUS/FIS 334 Science, Technology, and Inequality, Arizona State University
2015 Sociology 532 Mental Health, University of Kent, Canterbury
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
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
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)
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
Contractor, National Academy of Engineering, Center for Engineering Ethics and Society, Washington, DC
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
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