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Dr. Peter Blanck

Chairman
The Burton Blatt Institute - Syracuse University

Dr. Blanck is University Professor and Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University. Blanck received a a Ph.D. from Harvard University and a Juris Doctorate from Stanford University. He holds appointments at the Syracuse University Colleges of Law, Human Ecology, and Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Prior to his appointment at Syracuse, Blanck was Kierscht Professor of Law and director of the Law, Health Policy, and Disability Center at the University of Iowa.

Blanck has written articles and books on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws, received grants to study disability law and policy, represented clients before the U.S. Supreme Court in ADA cases, and testified before Congress. He is a board member of the National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.), Disability Rights Law Center (DRLC), and Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), and is a trustee of YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network.

Blanck has written articles and books on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws, received grants to study disability law and policy, represented clients before the U.S. Supreme Court in ADA cases, and testified before Congress. He is a board member of the National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.), Disability Rights Law Center (DRLC), and Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), and is a trustee of YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network.