Academic excellence for all

We lead the academic vision and mission at Gallaudet University. Our office is committed to providing a world-class education and research experience for all of our students. We strive to create a dynamic and inclusive learning environment that empowers each student to reach their full potential.

In addition to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our work, we are dedicated to advancing academic excellence and innovation at every level. We oversee the development and implementation of academic programs and policies, and are proud to offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across five schools.

As a member of the Gallaudet community, you can expect our full support in achieving your academic and professional goals. Our office works closely with faculty, staff, and students to ensure that all of our programs and initiatives align with our values and goals. We look forward to working with you and supporting you on your journey.


Meet the Team

Khadijat Rashid


Beth Gibbons

Associate Dean, Graduate Education

Caroline Pezzarossi

Special Assistant to the Provost

Charles Reilly

Executive Director, International Affairs

Tami Santimyer

Director, Graduate Enrollment

Amanda Mueller

Gallaudet in Nigeria-Africa Manager

Poorna Kushalnagar


Strategic Research Officer

Amy Malm

Associate Dean, University Library and Archives

Robert Sanchez

Dean, Academic and Career Success

Helen Thumann


School Director

Caroline Solomon


Dean, Faculty

Emilia Chukwuma


School Director

Daniel Koo


School Director

Lindsay Buchko

Director, Institutional Research

Evon Black

Center for Black Deaf Studies Manager

Contact Us

Academic Affairs

College Hall 201

(202) 250-2071

(202) 651-5085

8:00 am-4:30 pm
8:00 am-4:30 pm
8:00 am-4:30 pm
8:00 am-4:30 pm
8:00 am-4:30 pm

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