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.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Interim Chair:Dr. Paul DudisHall Memorial Building, Room 1401D
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) 1401C
(202) 651-5149 (voice)(202) 559-5628 (videophone)(202) 651-5172 (fax)
Education/DegreesPh.D., Interpretation, Gallaudet University M.A., Interpretation, Gallaudet UniversityB.A., Criminal Justice; Sociology (Pre-Law), University of Illinois at Chicago Dissertation TitleExploring the Hegemonic Whiteness in Sign Language Interpreter Education Program Curricula: A Discussion with Students, Faculty, and Administrators Selected Publications and PresentationsWilliams, L., Collins, P., Greenfield, J., & Morrison, M. (2015). The voices behind the hidden treasure of Black ASL: Its history and structure. Presentation given at the national conference of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, New Orleans, Louisiana. Williams, L. (2014, February). The experiences of the use of sign language interpreters by two African American/Black Deaf women. Panel presentation given at the Eastern Sociology Society Annual Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland. Lewis, J., Palmer, C., & Williams, L. (1995). Existence of and attitudes toward Black variations of sign language. In L. Byers, J. Chaiken, & M. Mueller (Eds.) Gallaudet University Communication Forum (pp. 17-48). Washington, DC: Gallaudet University School of Communication. Contact Informationleandra.firstname.lastname@example.org
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