A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Chair:Jill Bradbury, Ph.D.
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) W-212
(202) 618-6796 (videophone)(202) 651-5580 (voice)
All recent Department of English alumni are employed (75 percent) or in graduate school (25 percent) within one year of graduation.
Gallaudet English majors go on to work in education, freelance writing, publishing, media and more. Several have started businesses such as American Sign Language travel agencies.
Here are just a few examples:
- Brian Cheslik, '14, Faculty Member, Louisiana School for the Deaf - Katherine DeLorenzo, '97, Faculty Member, Hunter College, New York City- Raymond Luczak, '88, Poet- August Shitama, '15, Intern, Peace Corps- Clara Baldwin, '12, Faculty Member, Alaska School for the Deaf- Alyssa Romano, '13, Long-Term Substitute Teacher, San Diego Unified District School DHH Program; Master's Student, University of California, San Diego- Shoshannah Stern, 'XX, Hollywood Actress- Jacquelyn (Girard) Lally, '00 & G-'14, School Counselor, Florida School for the Deaf and Blind- Amelia Mowl, '05, Grant Writer, Maryland School for the Deaf
All English majors must complete at least one internship. Recent placements have included the film industry in California, the Peace Corps, local schools and Gallaudet University's Development Office.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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