Professor Tom Shakespeare FBA

Elected 2018

10-Minute Talks: How disabled people achieve good lives in three African countries

6 May 2020 Professor Tom Shakespeare FBA

Professor Tom Shakespeare FBA discusses how people with a range of physical and sensory disabilities in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia have achieved educational, employment and family success.

Current post

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Professor of Disability Research

Past appointments

Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia Professor of Disability Research

2013 - 2018

Newcastle University Senior Research Fellow

2010 - 2008

World Health Organization, Geneva Technical Officer, Disability and Research Team

2008 - 2013

National Endowment of Science, Technology and the Arts Fellow

2005 - 2008

Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Institute, University of Newcastle Director of Outreach; Research Fellow

1999 - 2005

University of Leeds University Research Fellow

1996 - 1999

University of Sunderland Lecturer in Sociology

1992 - 1995


The Sexual Politics of Disability

Tom Shakespeare, Dominic Davies, Kath Gillespie-Sells - Published in 1997 by Continuum

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