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Journal Articles

[1] Williams A., (2018). “Autonomously Autistic: exposing the locus of autistic pathology,” Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 60–82.

[2] Williams, R. M., (2019). “Metaeugenics and Metaresistance: from manufacturing the ‘includable body’ to walking away from the broom closet,” Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights, (in press).

Conference Papers

[1]Williams, R. M., & Boyd, L. E. (2019). Prefigurative Politics and Passionate Witnessing. The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility – ASSETS ’19, 262–266.

[2] (Sue Bogner Healthcare Technical Group Best Student Paper Award) Williams, R.M., Alikhademi, K., Drobina, E., Gilbert, J.E., & Sutor, T. (2019). Augmented Reality for Rehabilitative Therapy: Patient experiences and Practitioner perspectives. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) 2019 Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA, USA, pp. 748-752, October 28 – November 1, 2019.

[3] Williams, R. M., & Gilbert, J. E. (2019). Cyborg Perspectives on Computing Research Reform. Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI EA ’19, 1–11.

[4] Williams A., Posadas B., Prioleau D., Laurenceau I., Gilbert J.E. (2019) User Perceptions of Haptic Fidgets on Mobile Devices for Attention and Task Performance. In: Di Bucchianico G. (eds) Advances in Design for Inclusion. AHFE 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 776. Springer, Cham

[5] Williams A., Sherman I., Smarr S., Posadas B., Gilbert J.E. (2019) Human Trust Factors in Image Analysis. In: Boring R. (eds) Advances in Human Error, Reliability, Resilience, and Performance. AHFE 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 778. Springer, Cham

[6] Sherman I.N., Williams A., Alikhademi K., Smarr S., Roberts A., Gilbert J.E. (2019) What’s Your Password? Exploring Password Choice Conformity in Group Decision Making. In: Ahram T., Nicholson D. (eds) Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity. AHFE 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 782. Springer, Cham

Book Chapters

[1] Williams R. M. & Gilbert, J. E. (2019). “‘Nothing About Us Without Us’: Transforming Participatory Research and Ethics in Human Systems Engineering” in Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in Human Systems Engineering. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. (In press)


[1] Williams R. M., (2019). Invited Review of “UNSPOKEN,” Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, (in press)

[2] Williams R. M., (2019). Invited Review of “Deej,” Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, (in press)

[3] Anna Williams. 2018. Academic ableism: disability and higher education. Disability & Society 33, 4 (April 2018), 651–653.

[4] Anna Williams. 2018. Authoring autism: on rhetoric and neurological queerness. Disability & Society 33, 6 (July 2018), 996–997.


[1] Williams R. M. and Boyd L. E., (2019). “Prefigurative Politics and Passionate Witnessing” Experience Report presented at the 21st International Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS 2019, Pittsburg, PA, USA.

[2] Williams R. M., (2019). “Learning to say No: When FATE is too Late” Poster presented at the AI Fairness for People with DIsabilities Workshop during the 21st International Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS 2019, Pittsburg, PA, USA.

[3] Williams R. M., (2019). “Integrating Social Justice in Pedagogy” Invited Talk for the Diversity and Inclusion Professional Development Series at Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA.

[4] Williams R. M., (2019). “This is an Intervention: Critical analysis of technological interventions for autism” Invited Talk in Dr. Ashley Shew’s Technology and Disability course at Verginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

[5] Williams R. M., Waisome J., McMullen K., and Drobina E., (2019). “The Fallacy of Objectivity” workshop presented at the Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, ACM Tapia 2019, San Diego, CA, USA.

[6] Williams R. M., (2019). “Misfit Managed: Empty Fortresses, Social Robots, and Irony in Autism Research” paper presented at the Society for the Social Studies of Science annual meeting, 4S 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA.

[7] Williams R. M., (2019). “Cyborg Perspectives on Computing Research Reform” paper presented at ACM CHI, alt.CHI strand  2019, Glasgow, UK.

[8] Williams R. M., (2019). “Haraway x Wearables: Cyborgs vs. Electronic Marionettes” paper presented at Gender Bodies and Technology hosted by the Women and Gender Studies Program at Virginia Tech 2019, Roanoke, VA.

[9] Williams R. M., (2019). “Design for Autistics, not autism” paper presented at Autism and UF Conference hosted by the UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities 2019, Gainesville, FL.

[10] Williams R. M., (2019). “Falsified (In)competence” paper presented in panel “Disrupting boundaries of disability while re-imagining educational justice landscapes:Contentions in Disability Studies in Education” at the American Education Research Association Annual Meeting 2019, Toronto, CA.

[11] Williams R. M., (2019). “Cyborgs vs. Electronic Marionettes: Reading and Hearing Microresistant Voices in Assistive Technology Research” paper presented in panel “Cruel Optimism: Liberatory Compositions for Children in the Margins” at Rethinking Child and Youth Marginalities: Movements, Narratives, and Exchanges, hosted by the AAA Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group (ACYIG) and the Rutgers University-Camden Department of Childhood Studies 2019, Camden, NJ.

[12] Williams R. M., (2019). “Universal Design for Research: Ethical Research Practices with Disabled Participant Populations” Poster presented at the Symposium on Disability Rights hosted by the UAB Institute for Human Rights 2019, Birmingham, AL.

[13] Williams A., (2018). “Technologies for Autonomy:  Designing for Self-Determination” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Coleman Institute for Technology and Cognitive Disability Conference 2018, Broomfield, CO.

[14] Williams A., (2018). “Becoming Visible” Paper presented in Panel “The Politics of Disclosure” at 3rd annual Autistics Present 2018, Bellevue, WA.

[15] Williams A., (2018). “Technologies for Autonomy” Paper presented in Panel “Resistant Practices: Early Childhood Education and Artful Advocacy from Neurodiversity Perspectives” at Society for Disability Studies Conference 2018, Columbus, OH.