Glenn Fujiura is a Professor of Human Development in the Department of Disability and Human Development, College of Applied Health Sciences, where he also served in an administrative capacity as the Associated Dean for Academic Affairs from 2010 to 2012. Prior to his academic career, he worked in work rehabilitation programs, schools, and long-term care residential settings.
He has served as Chair of the U.S. Administration on Developmental Disabilities Commissioner’s Multicultural Advisory Committee, was a 1999 recipient of the National Rehabilitation Association’s Switzer Scholar award, member of the Cultural Diversity Advisory Committee for the National Council on Disability, and as a member of the President’s Committee on Intellectual Disabilities during the Clinton administration. Dr. Fujiura just completed service on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on the External Evaluation of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. He is the editor-in-chief of the journal, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.