Dora Raymaker, PhD is a research associate at the Portland State University's Regional Research Institute and co-directs the Academic Autistic Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE, http://aaspire.org), a community-campus partnership conducting research to improve the lives of adults on the autism spectrum. Her research interests include community-engaged practices, accessible techology, measurement adaptation and knowledge translation, and dynamics at the intersection of science, society, and public policy. Dr. Raymaker primarily conducts research in collaboration with disability communities.

In her three minutes of free time, she enjoys writing fiction and painting. Or combining the two for a web comic at pulpedfreedom.com.