Joaquín M. Lara Midkiff

Joaquín M. Lara Midkiff is a human rights commissioner for the City of Salem, Oregon. He is also a fellow at the MacMillan Center, researcher at the Peabody Museum, and was founding editor of the Yale Review of Disability Experience. He is senior advisor (and former president) to DEFY, a disability justice organization advocating on behalf of students with disabilities in higher education.