Disability Alliance

The Disability Alliance advocates and educates in order to advance the access for and inclusion of faculty, staff and students with disabilities at UMKC. We actively promote the creation of safe and inclusive spaces that are welcoming to all people.We are dedicated to learning about and advocating for current and potential supports for disabled persons, as well as to educating and informing the university and surrounding communities.  We are firm believers in the benefits of diversity and support the recruitment, retention and advancement of disabled faculty, staff and students.



Matthew Edwards, PhD.

Associate Professor of Spanish

Associate Faculty of Latinx and Latin American Studies

Associate Faculty of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

University of Missouri, Kansas City

Scofield Hall 212, 5100 Rockhill Rd.

Kansas City, MO. 64110.

Tel: (816) 235-2803 ext. 5



Alison Graettinger – Assistant Professor – Department of Geosciences