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Allison Weiner Heinemann
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Allison Weiner Heinemann

Visiting Faculty
Labor Relations, Law, and History

Overview

Allison Weiner Heinemann teaches in the Disability Studies Sequence. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Yale University, as well as an AB (summa cum laude) in English from Bryn Mawr College. Professor Weiner Heinemann currently teaches ILRLR 1200: Introduction to Disability Studies; ILRLR 2060: Writing Seminar in Law (disability-related topics), and ILRLR/FGSS 4035 Intersectionality in Disability Studies. Her work focuses on disability law, intersectional approaches to disability studies, and writing pedagogy. She also serves as the advisor to Perspectives: The Cornell Undergraduate Journal of Disability Studies. In 2014, Professor Weiner Heinemann was awarded the MacIntyre Award for Exemplary Teaching, and in 2018, the Robert N. Stern Award for Teaching and Mentoring.

Honors and Awards

  • Recognition by a Merrill Presidential Scholar Recipient as the Cornell Faculty Member Who Most Significantly Contributed to His or Her College Experience, Cornell University. 2018
  • Robert N. Stern Award for Teaching & Mentoring, ILR School. 2018
  • Recognition by a Merrill Presidential Scholar Recipient as the Cornell Faculty Member Who Most Significantly Contributed to His or Her College Experience, Cornell University. 2017
  • MacIntyre Award for Exemplary Teaching, ILR School. 2014

Contact

Ives Hall Faculty Wing, Room 157
607-255-1228