Registration opens May 2019 San Diego,CA September 18-21, 2019

2019 Tapia Conference

Martina V. Svyantek is a doctoral candidate in a self-designed and highly-individualized interdisciplinary program exploring Disability identity situated within higher education. Her research focuses on Disability-related institutional policies and campus activism, including observations on the accessibility of digital and physical spaces created by campuses. She earned her Bachelor of Science in civil engineering in 2011 from Auburn University and her MS from Virginia Tech in May 2018. Martina curates an ePortfolio detailing her varied experiences at martinasvyantek.com, tweets into the internet void from @svyantek, and generally keeps to herself in large crowds.