Prof. Mark Benner

Prof. Mark Benner

Part-time Professor of Disability Studies

Office: SA233

Phone: 4571


  • M.S.W. Master of Social Work, University of Windsor
  • B.S.W. Bachelor of Social Work, University of Windsor
  • B.A. Psychology, King's University College at Western University
Courses Taught
  • DS 2202 A/B - Understanding Disability Labels
Research Interests
  • Developmental disability and dual diagnosis.
  • Philosophies of supporting persons with disabilities.
  • Issues of direct support workers and professionalism.
  • Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities - Board Member 
  • Southern Network of Specialized Care - Advisory Committee 
  • Developmental Services Special Interest Group - Chair 
  • Ontario Association of Developmental Services Professionals - Steering Committee Member 
Representative Publications:

Perceived Vulnerability, Clinical Bulletin of the UWO Developmental Disabilities Program, Vol. 4, No. 4, Winter 1994.

Constructing Supports for Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities in Community Settings, NADD Bulletin, Vol. 4, No. 4, July/August 2001.