Academics

Overview

The School of Human Services and Sciences provides a dynamic learning environment committed to excellence in curriculum, research leadership, and workforce readiness.

Students engage in hands-on projects, professional mentorships, and internships that address real-world problems while immersed in a robust and highly diverse deaf culture. Graduates are prepared for careers in the fields of human services such as psychology, counseling, audiology, speech pathology or hearing, speech, and language sciences.

In advocating for systemic changes that promote equity, diversity and inclusion for all humans, the School of Human Services and Sciences has a threefold mission:

    1. Advance knowledge in human services, sciences, diversity and individual/collective well-being, through research, training, and professional practices.
    2. Prepare our students with a strong foundation in cultural awareness and knowledge as well as professional and linguistic skills necessary for advanced study and application of human development across the lifespan through interdisciplinary, multicultural, and social justice frameworks.
    3. Apply knowledge and skills to enhance the quality of life, well-being, and health of all persons, particularly those from traditionally under/unserved and marginalized communities.

Departments

Hearing and Speech Center

The Hearing and Speech Center (HSC) provides hearing, balance, and speech and language services using client-centered and evidence-based care. The center provides our Doctor of Audiology (AuD) and Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) students with rich experience in clinical practices and care. To meet the communication needs...

Faculty and Staff

Daniel Koo

School Director

Karen Garrido-Nag

Professor

Kara Hawthorne

Associate Professor

Sherry Eyer

Psychology

Senior Lecturer

Lori Day

Psychology

Professor

Cheryl Wu

Psychology

Professor

Robert Whitaker

Psychology

Associate Professor

Cara Miller

Psychology

Associate Professor

Ka-Wai Ng

Clinical Research Administrator

Ishara Ramkissoon

Audiology

Associate Professor

Kathryn Wagner

Psychology

Assistant Professor

Shilpa Lacy

Psychology

Associate Professor

Jessica Kuehne

Counseling

Assistant Professor

Aubrey Moorman

Program Support Specialist

Florence Espiritu

Director, Gallaudet University Hearing and Speech Center

Jared Carter

Audiology

Assistant Professor

James Waller

Psychology

Assistant Professor

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