Dora Raymaker, PhD is a Research Assistant Professor at Portland State University’s Regional Research Institute (RRI, http://rri.pdx.edu) in the School of Social Work, and co-director of the Academic Autism 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. Dora’s research interests include community-engaged practices, systems thinking, accessible technology, measurement adaptation and knowledge translation, and dynamics at the intersection of science, society, and public policy. Dora conducts research in collaboration with disability communities. In the remaining three minutes of free time, Dora enjoys writing fiction and painting.

Dora is also the author of the science fiction mystery novel Hoshi and the Red City Circuit, available from Autonomous Press in 2018.