Dr Carol Ellis-Barton

Dr Carol Ellis-Barton is a Disability Officer at Dublin City University. She holds a PhD in Medical Sociology, a MSocSc (health and illness) and a BA (Hons) in Sociology and Politics from University College Dublin. Carol’s research projects focus on the lived experience of chronic illness. She is an Occasional Social Science Lecturer. Her professional role as Disability Officer is to enhance student wellbeing and independent learning through academic support services. Carol is on DCU’s Steering Committee for Universal Design for Learning. She is a national Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) supervisor for the Irish Universities Association. Carol is a former Director (Research and Development) of the board of Engaging Dementia. Carol is eager to contribute to the aims of MS Ireland.