Tom Shakespeare

Tom is Professor of Disability Research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  He has worshipped at Newcastle, Geneva, Norwich, Wymondham, and Westminster Quaker Meetings.  He is a social scientist and bioethicist who has worked particularly on disability and on genetics.  His books include Disability Rights and Wrongs, Genetic Politics, and Disability – the Basics.  He has been involved in the disability rights movement for more than 30 years and has been involved in the arts for nearly as long. He currently broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio 4.

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