Catherine Frazee, OC, D.Litt., LLD. (Hon.)

Professor Emerita
School of Disability Studies, Ryerson University

Catherine Frazee, Professor Emerita in Disability Studies, blogs intermittently at and is an active advisor for the Vulnerable Persons Standard at She spends her time worrying about autonomy run amok and seeking out kinder, gentler understandings of vulnerability and dependence. When discouraged, she reaches for fresh air, the rustle of natural worlds and the dazzlements of artful resistance.