MLK Lecture: Creating Inclusive Communities
1/24/2013, 4:10 pm - 5:10 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Lecture: 4:10 p.m. One Magnolia Circle (formerly MRL Building), Room 241(Google map of this location)
Lucille "Lu" Zeph, Ph.D., Director, Center for Inclusion and Disabilities, University of Maine
A reception will be held following the lecture. The public is welcome to attend.
Dr. Lucille “Lu” Zeph joined the faculty of College of Education and Human Development at the University of Maine in 1979 where she established and coordinated graduate education in the area of severe disabilities until 1992. For the past 20 years, she has served as the founding Director of the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, Maine's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and interdisciplinary research unit of the University of Maine. For the past two years, Dr. Zeph has also served as Associate Provost and Dean of the Division of Lifelong Learning at U Maine. She is an internationally recognized expert in the field of developmental disabilities. She has been appointed to several federal and state committees, panels, and study groups on disability policy and has served in leadership positions for several national, regional, and state disability organizations. Dr. Zeph's current research interests are in the areas of universal design including literacy access for students with significant intellectual disabilities and the application of the principles of universal design to public policy and higher education.
This event is in conjunction with the 2013 MLK Commemorative Lecture series