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Community Investigator for the case study "Doing Disability at the Bank: Discovering the Work and Informal Learning/Teaching Done by Disabled Bank Employees"


Ms. Catherine Frazee has been involved in the equality rights movement for many years, most notably during her term as Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission from 1989-1992. Currently she is the Co-Director of the Ryerson-RBC Institute for Disability Studies Research and Education and a sessional instructor in the Disability Studies Program. Ms. Frazee is a committed activist who has lectured and published extensively in Canada and abroad on issues related to disability, rights, disability culture and the disability experience. Her work has been published in textbooks and scholarly journals as well as a variety of popular and speciality magazines. Included among her academic assignments are special lectures presented in 1998 at the University of Manitoba as part of the Faculty of Law Distinguished Visitor Series and the Bertha Wilson Visiting Professorship in Human Rights at Dalhousie University during the academic year 2000-2001. In 2002 Ms Frazee was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of New Brunswick.

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