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Julia Watts Belser

Julia Watts Belser is a scholar, activist and rabbi working at the intersections of disability studies, queer feminist Jewish ethics and environmental justice. She is a professor at Georgetown University and a senior research fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. She directs Disability and Climate Change: A Public Archive Project, an initiative that documents the wisdom and insights of disabled activists, artists and first responders on the front lines of the climate crisis. Her latest book is Loving Our Own Bones: Disability Wisdom and the Spiritual Subversiveness of Knowing Ourselves Whole (Beacon Press, 2023; published in the U.K. by Hodder & Stoughton).