BBI welcomes its newest Research Associate, Matthew Ramsay


MRamsay_headshot.jpgMatthew Ryland Ramsay has joined the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University as a Research Associate. In his new role, Matthew will be working on projects including the Financial Research Opportunity Group, the American Bar Association Bias Study, the Community Living and Supported Decision-Making project, ADA Self-Advocacy, and a number of other BBI initiatives. He will also be contributing to operations and communications, adding to the overall mission of BBI to achieve the civic, economic, and social participation of all persons with disabilities.   

Matthew is from Sacramento, California, he earned his B.A. in political science from Morehouse College, a historically black all-male institution. He has a passion for common sense public policy and wishes to devote his life to spreading societal equality and governmental efficiency both in the United States and internationally. Matthew has written a thesis on Democratization in Myanmar and studied human rights advocacy in Sydney, Australia. 

About BBI

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, former dean of SU’s School of Education and a pioneering disability rights scholar, to better the lives of people with disabilities. For more information, visit the Burton Blatt Institute Website. []