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Danielle Peers

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Danielle Peers, a wheelchair basketball Paralympic bronze medalist, analyzes cases where athletes challenge the divide between able/disabled sport, examining those athletes’ choices and the associated media coverage, public debate, and policy changes.

Danielle Peers

Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation

Tel: (780) 488-8040
Email: peers@ualberta.ca
Curriculum Vitae

  • Master's Student, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation

  • supercrips
  • "reverse" integration
  • policing & crossing the able/disabled divide
  • Queer/Crip theory & practice
  • Paralympic power relations

  • 2009 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, SSHRC, $150,000
  • 2009 President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction, $10,000 (+2 years tuition and fees)
  • 2008 Alumni Horizon Award, University of Alberta
  • 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award, Grant MacEwan College
  • 2008 Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, University of Alberta, $10,800
  • 2008 Profiling Alberta’s Graduate Students Award, Alberta Government, $600
  • 2001 Certificate of Merit, Department of Sociology Undergraduate Essay Competition,
  • University of Alberta, 2nd place
  • 2000 Petro-Canada Olympic Torch Scholarship, $3,000
  • 1998 Academic All-Canadian Award
  • 1998 Flannigan Family Scholarship, $400
  • 1998 Dean’s List, Grant MacEwan College
  • 1997 Jimmie Condon Academic Athletic Scholarship, $1,500
  • 1996 Jimmie Condon Academic Athletic Scholarship, $1,500
  • 1996 Alexander Rutherford Scholarship, $1,500

http://hdl.handle.net/10402/era.17168

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