Katherine Runswick-Cole is Professor of Critical Disability Studies and Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom. Katherine is also the mother of two young adults, one of whom has attracted the label of autism.
Anne McGuire is an Assistant Professor in the Equity Studies Program at New College, University of Toronto. Her teaching and research draw on interpretive perspectives in disability studies and cultural studies and focus on questions of human vitality and precarity.
Carla Rice is Professor and Canada Research Chair at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada specializing in embodiment and subjectivity studies and in arts-based and research creation methodologies.
Estée Klar is completing her PhD at York University in Critical Disability Studies. She holds former degrees in Fine Art/Art History. Her interdisciplinary research creates a new experimental method for collaborating with autistic experience and knowledge, focusing on the non-speaking autistic community through arts-based intra-ethnography.
Patty Douglas is the lead researcher on the Enacting project. She is an Assistant Professor of critical disability studies in the Faculty of Education at Brandon University, and a Senior Research Affiliate with Re•Vision: The Centre for Creative and Collaborative Inquiry.