Allison Weiner Heinemann

Allison Weiner Heinemann
people / faculty

Allison Weiner Heinemann

Visiting Faculty
Labor Relations, Law, and History


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.

Honors and Awards

  • MacIntyre Award for Exemplary Teaching, ILR School. 2014
Allison Weiner Heinemann


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