The International Visiting Researcher Program (IVRP) at Gallaudet University was established to accommodate a limited number of professors, researchers, and other scholars who wish to use the facilities at Gallaudet University each academic year. The Office of Research Support and International Affairs works closely with academic departments and faculty members to extend its resources on a selective basis in the spirit of institutional collegiality, fostering knowledge, and the exchange of information.
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.
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.