Roger J Stancliffe
- Senior Research Associate
Roger J. Stancliffe PhD is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Minnesota's Institute on Community Integration. He holds a conjoint appointment as Professor Emeritus of Intellectual Disability at the University of Sydney in Australia. Previously, he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Disability Studies (1997-2007) in Sydney. He has maintained an ongoing collaboration with disability researchers at the University of Minnesota since 1994.
Stancliffe's research focuses on making a difference in the everyday lives of people with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD). His current work is on aging with IDD and focuses on retirement and end-of-life issues. He has published over 200 research articles, chapters, and books. His most recent book is Choice, preference, and disability: Promoting self-determination across the lifespan (2021). He was Editor of the Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability from 2003 to 2008 and is a Consulting Editor to two international research journals on intellectual disability. Stancliffe is a regular at national and international conferences and has presented on five continents. He is a Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD). He is the recipient of the 2011 AAIDD Research Award and the 2019 Centre for Disability Studies Lifetime Achievement Award.
- Community life
- Aging and retirement