Irving Kenneth Zola (1935–1994) was an activist and writer in medical sociology and disability rights. He was a founding member of the Society for Disability Studies and the first editor of Disability Studies Quarterly. He also was a founding member and counselor at the Boston Self-Help Center.
His best-known book, which first came out in 1982, is Missing Pieces: A Chronicle of Living With a Disability. It has been reissued in 2003.
The Dr. Irving Kenneth Zola Collection, a repository of most of Zola's works, can be found at The Samuel Gridley Howe Library at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Zola had taught at Brandeis since 1963.
- Irving Zola homepage, now maintained by his wife, Judy Norsigian
- Zola in Brandeis page at the Wayback Machine (archived 30 March 2004)
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