Patricia Murphy

Dr. Patricia A. Murphy is the author of Making the Connections: Women, Work & Abuse. She was awarded the John D. and Catherine T. MacAurthur Foundation's first Women's Health Policy Fellowship for Spring, 1994 at the University of Illi-nois Center for Research on Women in Gender in Chicago. During that time, she directed The Trauma Narratives and Americans with Disabilities Act Writing Project. This participatory action research project resulted in the monograph, The Edge of A Large Hole: Writings on the Request for Reasonable Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. She is the founder and director of The Making the Connections Project, as an affiliate of the Union Institute Center for Women, Washington, DC The Project's purpose was to bring the vocational reha-bilitation analysis to the anti-abuse communities and traumatic abuse analysis to the rehabilitation communities. In July 1994, at the Reframing Women's Health Sum-mer Institute sponsored by the Read More chevron_right