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Dr. Gelya Frank delivers the Mitchell Symposium public lecture.
Click here to watch a video of the lecture, or visit www.alliedhealth.unc.edu/ocsci/about-us/mitchell-symposium for more information.
The Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy welcomed Dr. Gelya Frank, PhD, Professor at the University of Southern California, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, as the 2014 Mitchell Symposium Scholar. As a founding contributor to OS, Dr. Frank’s work bridges OT, OS, and anthropology in projects such as the interdisciplinary NAPA-OT Field School in Guatemala that she has led since 2008. She is author of the award-winning books Venus on Wheels: Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography, and Being Female in America (University of California Press), Defying the Odds: The Tule River Tribe’s Struggle for Sovereignty in Three Centuries (Yale University Press), and the forthcoming Occupational Reconstructions: Embodiments of Social Justice (Duke University Press).