Allison Weiner Heinemann

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Allison Weiner Heinemann

Visiting Faculty
Labor Relations, Law, and History


Allison Weiner Heinemann specializes and teaches courses in Disability Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Yale University, as well as an AB in English from Bryn Mawr College. She first came to Cornell in 2008 as an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature, and she has been with the Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History at ILR since 2011. Professor Weiner Heinemann currently teaches ILRLR 1200: Introduction to Disability Studies (co-taught with Erin Sember-Chase) and ILRLR 2060: Writing Seminar in Law (disability-related topics). Her work and teaching focus on critical ethical and legal issues pertaining to disability. Professor Weiner Heinemann is also deeply invested in writing pedagogy.


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