Meet the Director

Alan RussellAlan Russell is the Director of Disability Support Services. Originally from London, England, Alan has a lifelong history of physical disability and "analyzed the history of disability rights in the USA, UK and Canada" for his Masters degree in American History at the University of Sussex. Before joining Rice University, Alan was the Assistant Director for the Center for Students with Disabilities at the University of Houston and worked for nonprofit organizations in UK advising on accessibility issues. Alan is a former commissioner on the Houston Commission on Disabilities. Currently Alan is in a leadership role with the Texas chapter of the Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD).

Contact information: 

Director, Disability Support Services
Rice University MS-802
P. O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
713/348-5841 (voice) 713/348-5888 (fax)