Chris Rosa

Chris Rosaall serves as the City University of New York’s University Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. He joined the CUNY Office of Student Affairs in July 2004 after 11 years of student affairs experience at his alma mater, Queens College.  While at Queens, Chris served as its Director of Services for Students with Disabilities, as Director of its Student Support Services Program, as its 504/ADA Compliance Officer, as its Affirmative Action Officer, and as a Student Disciplinary Officer.

Chris has served as Chair of the CUNY Committee on Student Disability Issues (COSDI), the U.S. President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities’ Executive Committee, as Vice Chair of the New York State Independent Living Council, and as a member of the National Board of Directors of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Chris earned his B.A. in Sociology & Philosophy from Queens College in 1989 and his Ph.D. in Sociology from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2001, with a dissertation entitled “Disability Rites: Constructing American Disability Culture”.  A published disability studies scholar, he serves as a faculty member for CUNY’s Graduate Program in Disability Studies and has served as the Co-Executive Officer of the Society for Disability Studies.