D Center

Coordinators

Lesley Ellis (she/her)
Advisor

Lesley is a disabled PhD student at the University of Leeds, UK Center for Disability Research (Distance) and has been in the field of Disability Studies since 2011. Lesley brings experience in supporting and working with students and a commitment to disability activism and liberation. Her research focus on the experiences of women with dwarfism in public spaces and exploring the social categorization of ‘dwarf’ and disabled.
Email: lesellis@uw.edu

Nic Masangkay (they/them)
Support and Advocacy Coordinator

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(Photo description: Nic is wearing a pink button down shirt with rolled up sleeves and a floral tie. They are holding a paper while saying poetry into a microphone.)

Nic is a Philipinx, agender & trans, chronically ill and disabled trauma survivor. They are excited to be working this year as the Support and Advocacy Coordinator as they work on their MSW.
Email: dcsuppor@uw.edu

 

Shelbey Carlson (she/her)
Programming and Outreach Coordinator

Shelbey is a junior at the University of Washington studying disability studies, education and diversity. She is an ally of the disability community. If you have any questions/comments about our programming please reach out.
E-mail: dcenter@uw.edu

Abbie Hanson (she/her)

Media and Public Relations Coordinator
Abbie is a senior at the University of Washington studying disability studies, education and diversity. If you want to get on the listserv to receive weekly newsletters, or have any questions/comments about our social media, please contact Abbie!
E-mail: dcmedia@uw.edu