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Abigail Disney

Board Member

Abigail Disney was raised in North Hollywood, California, and graduated from Buckley School, Yale University (BA, 1982), Stanford University (MA), and Columbia University (PhD).

She is the daughter of Patricia Ann (née Dailey) and Roy E. Disney and granddaughter of Roy O. Disney, co-founder of The Walt Disney Company with her granduncle Walt Disney. While pursuing her Ph.D., Disney taught English and American literature at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, and wrote a dissertation on the role of romanticized violence in American life.

Abigail Disney
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