Alan Russell is the Director of Disability Support Services. Originally from London, England, Alan has a lifelong history of physical disability. He obtained his M.A. degree in American History at the University of Sussex, UK. Alan also has a M.Ed degree from University of Houston, Texas, focusing on Educational Psychology and Special Education. 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 (HCOD) and former President of Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) in Texas.
Jeff Anderson is the Administrative Assistant for Disability Support Services. Originally from Bryan-College Station, Texas, Jeff has lived in Houston since 1997. He has a Masters of Education in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Texas A&M University and well as an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. Before joining Rice University, Jeff was the Executive Director of the Houston Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities. He came to Rice University in 2011 and is currently a staff associate at McMurtry College.
Disability Support Services
Rice University MS-802
P. O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
713/348-5841 (voice) 713/348-5888 (fax)