Biography
Jonathan Lazar is a Professor in the College of Information Studies (iSchool) at the University of Maryland, where he is the incoming Director of the Trace Research and Development Center. He has authored or edited 14 books, including “Ensuring Digital Accessibility Through Process and Policy.". He has received research funding from the NSF, National Institute on Disability, and Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). He is the recipient of the 2020 ACM SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility, and the 2016 ACM SIGCHI Social Impact Award. He was inducted into the ACM CHI Academy in 2021.