University of Calgary

Elizabeth Anne Hughson

  • Associate Professor
  • Full Time Faculty


Dr. E. Anne Hughson is an Associate Professor in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, University of Calgary, a Registered Psychologist and a member in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP). Prior to joining the University of Calgary in 1985, Anne had an extensive background in working directly with families and individuals with development disabilities, in particular in addressing issues of violence and abuse, sexual assault, emotional and behavioral concerns related to disability. She has continued that work through her research, teaching and volunteer roles. She is a recipient of the Faculty of Education Excellence in Teaching Award and the author and co-author of a number of texts, chapters and articles on a wide range of disability-related subjects. She has lectured and taught in many countries including, Mexico, United Kingdom, Spain, Malta, Russia, USA, Australia, S. Africa, Ireland and New Zealand. As a researcher in disability studies and a teacher in program evaluation and consultation, community development, reflective practice, advocacy and leadership her work is grounded in the lived experiences of people with disabilities and their families. She is the co-editor of the International Journal of Disability, Community and Rehabilitation.

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