Kelly Fritsch is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University, unceded Algonquin territory (Ottawa). As a feminist disability studies scholar and crip theorist, her research focuses on disability, accessibility, and social justice. Fritsch is cross-appointed to the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Institute of Political Economy.

Fritsch has published over twenty articles and book chapters, is co-editor of Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late-Capitalist Struggle (2016, with Clare O’Connor and AK Thompson) and has co-edited special journal issues of Somatechnics, Feminist Formations, and Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience. Fritsch is currently collaborating with Anne McGuire and Eduardo Trejos on We Move Together, a forthcoming disability themed children’s book (April 2021) while concurrently working on two books engaging disability justice and crip theory for UBC Press’ Disability Culture and Politics Series.