The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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Research and Recruitment Opportunities

The Lurie Institute offers a number of opportunities for researchers interested in topics related to public policy, healthcare outcomes and practices, financial outcomes and other salient issues affecting people with disabilities and their families. We offer a postdoctoral program for scholars who have recently completed their doctorates and wish to augment their research skills in disability-focused areas, and occasionally recruit participants to help us in our research. Our research projects place a strong emphasis on including the voices of people with disabilities, and we encourage people with lived experience to participate in our studies.  


The Lurie Institute Postdoctoral Research Training Program in Disability Policy is a two-year postdoctoral program. We are currently looking for two new postdoctoral fellows to join us

Study Recruitment

Team members at the Lurie Institute are working on a study to help better healthcare for women with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are pregnant. Interested in learning more? 

The Lurie Institute is looking to interview family caregivers of women with intellectual or developmental disabilities who have recently given birth. More information.

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