Catherine Kudlick

After two decades at the University of California, Davis, Catherine Kudlick became Professor of History and Director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University in 2012. She has published a number of books and articles in disability history, including *Reflections: the Life and Writings of a Young Blind Woman in Postrevolutionary France* and "Disability History: Why We Need Another Other" in the *American Historical Review.* She oversaw completion of Paul Longmore’s posthumously published book, *Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity.* She co-edited *The Oxford Handbook of Disability History* with Michael Rembis and Kim Nielsen. She has published two articles in the *New York Times* Disability Series about confronting her "imperfect blindness." As director of the Longmore Institute, she directed the public history exhibit “Patient No More: People with Disabilities Securing Civil Rights” https://sites7.sfsu.edu/longmoreinstitute/patient-no-more and co-hosts Superfest International Disability Film Festival.


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