Full Name
Dusana Podlucka
Job Title
LaGuardia CC
Speaker Bio
Dr. Dušana Podlucká is an associate professor at LaGuardia CC. She received her Ph.D. in developmental psychology at the GC CUNY after completing her degree in geography in Slovakia. Drawing on recent advances in Vygotskian cultural-historical theory, especially the Transformative Activist Approach, and disability studies, her research focuses on the dynamic relationship between learning, development and disability and anti-ableist pedagogy. She founded and mentors the Disability Research Group at LaGuardia CC. In 2021 she received AERA Cultural Historical SIG Early Career Award for her contributions to the field. She is a 2022-23 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellow.