Student Accessibility Champion
|Degrees:||B.A., M.A. in Art History and Museum Studies, PhD candidate in Cultural Mediation (Carleton University)|
After completing a B.A. and M.A. in Art History and Museum Studies, Patricia Bérubé is now a PhD candidate in Cultural Mediation at Carleton University. In addition to being part of the Research and Education in Accessibility, Design, and Innovation (READi) training program, her innovative research is focused on making visual arts more accessible to visually impaired audiences. Patricia is also interested in issues surrounding intellectual accessibility and disability studies. As a person living with bipolar disorder type II, she has become actively involved through advocacy and giving lectures about mental health and neurodiversity. Her doctoral project is generously funded by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).