Dr. Kristin Mulrooney, the Center Director, is an Associate Professor in the Linguistics department at Gallaudet and one of the authors of "The Linguistics of American Sign Language." Her research has focused on the structure of personal narratives in ASL, the role of metaphor in ASL discourse structure and the comparison of ASL narrative structure and the impact that the use of technology in the classroom has on student learning.
Lisa Sentelle, our Digital Media Specialist, is a Deaf entrepreneur and filmmaker with a fascination for how we can integrate ASL and technology.
Debi Duren, our ASL specialist and consultant, is also a teaching member of the ASL Department on staff and has taught around the country.
Joseph Santini is our Graduate Assistant and a Doctoral student in Education. Joseph is a certified K-12 instructor; his research centers on the use of narrative inquiry to evaluate University programs.
Amber Marchut, Graduate Assistant, is also a Doctoral candidate in the Education department. Her research interests focus on the persistence of Deaf students in University education, particularly STEM.