Faculty Experts

Beth Ferri

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Beth A. Ferri, Ph.D. is a Professor of Inclusive Education and Disability Studies at Syracuse University, where she also coordinates the Doctoral program in Special Education.

Professor Ferri has published widely on the intersection of race, gender, and disability, including articles in Teachers College RecordRace Ethnicity and EducationEducational StudiesReview of Research in EducationInternational Journal of Inclusive EducationRemedial & Special EducationMultiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional LearnersFeminist FormationsHistory of Education Quarterly, and the Journal of African American History.

She has also published five co-authored and co-edited books: Reading Resistance: Discourses of Exclusion in Desegregation and Inclusion Debates (2006, with Connor, Peter Lang); Righting Educational Wrongs: Disability Studies Law and Education (2013, with Kanter, SU Press); DisCrit: Critical Conversations Across Race, Class, & Dis/ability (2016, with Connor & Annamma, Teachers College Press); Stories from our Classrooms: How Working in Education Shapes Thinking about Dis/Ability (2021, with Connor, Peter Lang); and DisCrit Expanded (2022, Teachers College Press, with Annamma & Connor).