Dr. Angela McCaskill has worked at Gallaudet University for 23 years in various capacities. On January 3, 2011, she became the Deputy to the President and Associate Provost of Diversity and Inclusion.
Throughout McCaskill’s professional career she has served as a leader, teacher and administrator in education and she has worked on issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice.
Most recently, since 2007, McCaskill was the research administrator and director of diversity initiative for the Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2).
From 2000 to 2007, she served as an education program specialist for the U.S. Department of Education where she oversaw states’ implementation of the Individual with Disability Act (IDEA), No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and the Education of the Deaf Act (EDA).
From 1995 to 2000, she served as assistant principal, acting principal, program manager and outreach specialist at the Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD). She also taught social work courses at Gallaudet University.
She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Maryland School for the Deaf.
Dr. McCaskill was the first deaf African American female to earn a Ph.D. from Gallaudet University.