Areas of Study


The Office of International Affairs (OIA) strives to fulfill Gallaudet University’s mission to create a “Global Gallaudet” that positively impacts the quality of life for the full spectrum of Deaf identities worldwide.

Learn more about the OIA’s goals.


Internationalization (IZN) Lab
The IZN Lab is part of a mentor-led learning community focused on positioning Gallaudet University as a globally oriented and internationally connected institution. Along with the American Council of Education, this group develops the strategic vision for aligning Gallaudet’s policies and programs to ensure Gallaudet...


International Relations
International Relations (IR) seeks opportunities to meet global challenges facing deaf and hard of hearing people. IR builds global partnerships that incorporate Gallaudet’s values and harness the power of transnational learning and exchange.  IR advances Gallaudet’s standing as the key source for improving life for...


International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) serves as a resource for easing international students and scholars’ transition to life in the United States and at Gallaudet University. From the time of their arrival, ISSS works to integrate these students into all areas of campus...

Meet the Team


Charles Reilly

Executive Director International Affairs


Jarvis Grindstaff

International Student Success Coordinator

Tracy Dunlap

Associate International Initiatives Coordinator

Todd Byrd

Senior Scientific Writer

Rowena Winiarczyk

Manager Operations

Alim Chandani

International Relations Manager

B Nzyuko

Immigration Compliance Coordinator

Rita Torres

Administrative Support Specialist


Contact Us

Office of International Affairs

Charles Reilly

Building 103

(202) 250-2294

(202) 651-5150

(202) 803-7546

9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Select what best describes your relationship to Gallaudet University so we can effectively route your email.
By submitting this form, I opt in to receive select information and deaf resources from Gallaudet University via email.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.