International Special Student and Visiting Researcher Profiles

ISSP Spotlight: 

Photo of Witawat Surittitkul, IVSP spotlight student

Name: Witawat “Paggy” Surittikul

Country of origin: Thailand

Program: M.S. in Administration and Supervision

After Witawat Surittikul finished his B.A. in Special Education for the Deaf in Thailand, he came to Gallaudet University in the spring of 2008 as part of the International Visiting Scholar Program. He developed his English and ASL skills over the next two years and eventually became a graduate student in the field of Administration and Supervision. To read more about Paggy's experience, click here.

Photo - Rebekka Bieri - Switzerland

Rebekka Bieri is a native of Switzerland but lives in Jordan. She came to Gallaudet to learn about interpreting and how to provide interpreting services.

Click to read more about Rebekka's Story.


IVRP Spotlight:

 photo portrait of Dr. Sun-Kyu Choi from South Korea

Dr. Sung-Kyu Choi is a Visiting Researcher at Gallaudet University with a long list of credentials. Hailing from South Korea, Dr. Choi has served as Director of the School of Special Education, Chair of Elementary Special Education, at Daegu University, and is currently Chair of the Graduate School of Special Education and Director of the Research Foundation for Deaf Education and Rehabilitation. Dr. Choi's field of interest and research is the concept of bilingual and bicultural education.

portrait of Goedele De Clerck from Belgium

Ms. Goedele De Clerck is a Ph.D. student from the University of Ghent, Belgium, and is a Visiting Research Scholar at Gallaudet University. Her research is on transnational commonalities in Deaf people's lives.

Photo - Ana Campello - Brazil

Dr. Ana Regina Campello is a native of Brazil, where she is a professor of Deaf Education at the Universidad Federal de Santa Catarina and served for four years as the first president of the Brazilian Association for the Deaf. She visited Gallaudet University in early December 2005 to conduct research related to Deaf Education.

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