Temple Grandin

 

The fascinating life of Temple Grandin, Ph.D. has been the subject of numerous profiles, books, magazines and radio and television specials. Diagnosed with autism as a child, Dr. Grandin has spent her lifetime challenging conventional thinking about autistic people, and turned her passion for understanding animal behavior into a successful career as one of the world’s few livestock-handling equipment designers. Dr. Grandin is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, and was recently named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. Her unique perspective has special significance for today’s higher education leaders, and will challenge your thinking about education, technology and how we relate to the world around us.