Stuttering, Intersectionality, and Identity: A conversation with Dr. Derek Daniels
January 17, 2024
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Dr. Derek Daniels joins AIS for a discussion of how stuttering uniquely interacts with other aspects of social identity, creating a “self” for the person who stutters that may change depending on context.

Read this exploration of intersectionality in Derek’s words: Intersectionality: What intersectionality means and why it’s important for stuttering

Derek Daniels is an associate professor at Wayne State University. He has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on stuttering. Derek is a person who stutters, and conducts research on psychosocial aspects of stuttering, public perceptions of stuttering, identity, stigma, intersectionality, and culturally responsive practices. He is a native of Houston, TX, and currently enjoys urban life in Detroit. Derek is a former President of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA), and currently serves as MSHA’s Vice-President (VP) for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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