Academics

About

Joseph J. Murray is Professor of Deaf Studies at Gallaudet University. 

 

Research

Dr. Murray has published widely in the fields of applied linguistics, disability and human rights, language rights and deaf studies.  

 

Recent publications include:

 

Murray, Joseph J. and Stiglich, Susan (2023) Guidelines for Achieving Sign Language Rights: A WFD Advocacy Toolkit.  Helsinki, Finland. World Federation of the Deaf. ISBN 978-952-9648-19-1 https://wfdeafnew.wpenginepowered.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Guidelines-for-achieving-sign-language-rights.pdf

 

Manning, Victoria, Murray, Joseph J. and Alexandre Bloxs (2023). “Linguistic Human Rights in the Work of the World Federation of the Deaf,” The Handbook of Linguistic Human Rights, First Edition. Edited by Tove Skutnabb-Kangas and Robert Phillipson. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

 

Kristin Snoddon & Joseph J. Murray (2022) Supporting deaf learners in Nepal via Sustainable Development Goal 4: Inclusive and equitable quality education in sign languages, International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, DOI: 10.1080/17549507.2022.2141325

 

De Meulder, Maartje & Joseph J. Murray (2021) “The illusion of choice in inclusive education,” International Journal of Inclusive Education, DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2021.1956607

 

 

 

 

Edited collections

Dr. Murray was co-editor of Deaf Gain: Raising the Stakes for Human Diversity (2014, University of Minnesota Press);  In Our Own Hands: Essays in Deaf History 1780-1970 (2016, Gallaudet University Press); and The Legal Recognition of Sign Languages: Advocacy and Outcomes Around the World (2019, Multilingual Matters).  He was guest editor for two issues of Sign Language Studies. 

 

 International Human Rights Work

Dr. Joseph J. Murray is President of the World Federation of the Deaf and Secretary General of the International Disability Alliance. He is also a member of the IDA Inclusive Education Task Team.  Dr. Murray has 25+ years of international disability rights experience, has attended numerous CRPD Committee and UN meetings, and has presented to governments, NGOS and disability communities in over 50 different countries.  Dr. Murray currently serves as a government-appointed independent expert on the Norwegian Government Commission on Sign Language.

 

Dr. Murray is a Non-Resident Faculty member who works from Norway. 

 

  • ASL-770 Sign Lang Planning & Advocacy (2011/02)(OL2)
  • ASL-770 Sign Lang Planning & Advocacy (2011/02)(OL3)
  • DST-320 Internship I (2013/01)(04)
  • DST-700 Proseminar I (2012/01)(01)
  • DST-701 Deaf Cultural Studies (2009/01)(01)
  • DST-701 Deaf Cultural Studies (2010/01)(01)
  • DST-712 Enfrcng Nrmlcy:Df & Disab Stdi (2010/01)(01)
  • DST-712 Enfrcng Nrmlcy:Df & Disab Stdi (2009/02)(01)
  • DST-712 Enfrcng Nrmlcy:Df & Disab Stdi (2014/02)(01)
  • DST-733 Theory & Identity in Df Studie (2009/01)(01)
  • DST-733 Theory & Identity in Df Studie (2014/01)(01)
  • DST-733 Theory & Identity in Df Studie (2010/02)(01)
  • DST-740 Stds Human Rgts of Deaf Ppl (2012/02)(01)
  • DST-740 Stds Human Rgts of Deaf Ppl (2013/02)(01)
  • DST-741 Dev- Transnatn'l Deaf Pub Sph (2013/02)(01)
  • DST-750 Seminar in Df Cultural Studies (2010/02)(01)
  • DST-780 Cultural Studies Rsrch Proj I (2009/01)(01)
  • DST-780 Cultural Studies Rsrch Proj I (2010/01)(01)
  • DST-780 Cultural Stds Master's Proj I (2011/01)(01)
  • DST-780 Cultural Stds Master's Proj I (2012/01)(02)
  • DST-780 Cultural Stds Master's Proj I (2013/01)(02)
  • DST-780 Cultural Stds Master's Proj I (2012/01)(03)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2012/01)(01)
  • DST-781 Cult Studies Rsrch Prj II (2010/02)(01)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2011/02)(01)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2012/02)(01)
  • DST-781 Cult Studies Rsrch Prj II (2009/02)(02)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2013/01)(03)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2013/02)(03)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2012/02)(06)
  • DST-795 Special Topics (2009/02)(01)
  • DST-799 Independent Study (2011/01)(01)
  • DST-799 Independent Study (2011/02)(01)
  • DST-799 Independent Study (2010/01)(02)
  • DST-733 Theory & Identity in Df Studie (2015/01)(01)
  • DST-733 Theory & Identity in Df Studie (2016/01)(01)
  • DST-780 Cultural Stds Master's Proj I (2016/01)(02)
  • DST-780 Deaf Stds Master's Proj I (2019/01)(02)
  • DST-781 Deaf Stds Master's Prj II (2019/02)(02)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2016/02)(03)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2016/01)(04)
  • DST-781 Cult Stds Master's Prj II (2016/02)(07)
  • ASL-770 Sign Lang Planning & Advocacy (2016/02)(OL1)
  • DST-101 Intro to Deaf Studies (2018/01)(OL2)
  • DST-101 Intro to Deaf Studies (2018/02)(OL2)
  • DST-101 Intro to Deaf Studies (2020/02)(OL2)
  • DST-101 Intro to Deaf Studies (2017/01)(OL3)
  • DST-203 Intro to Cultural Studies (2017/01)(OL2)
  • DST-203 Intro to Cultural Studies (2018/01)(OL2)
  • DST-203 Intro to Cultural Studies (2019/01)(OL2)
  • DST-204 Deaf Culture (2018/02)(OL2)
  • DST-595 Special Topics (2020/02)(G01)
  • DST-740 Stds Human Rgts of Deaf Ppl (2018/01)(OL1)
  • DST-740 Stds Human Rgts of Deaf Ppl (2019/01)(OL1)
  • DST-740 Stds Human Rgts of Deaf Ppl (2020/01)(OL1)
  • DST-741 Dev- Transnatn'l Deaf Pub Sph (2019/02)(OL1)
  • DST-595 Special Topics (2020/03)(GOL1)
  • DST-595 Special Topics (2020/03)(UOL1)
  • DST-740 Stds Human Rgts of Deaf Ppl (2021/01)(OL1)
  • DST-740 Stds Human Rgts of Deaf Ppl (2022/01)(OL1)
  • DST-595 Special Topics (2021/02)(GOL5)
  • DST-741 Dev- Transnatn'l Deaf Pub Sph (2022/02)(OL1)
  • DST-740 Stds Human Rgts of Deaf Ppl (2023/01)(OL1)
  • Emerging Deaf Historians: Research, Writing, and Reinterpreting Deaf History
  • Co-Moderator with Joseph Murray. Session: Sign Language Ideologies Colloquium
  • Co-Moderator: Sign Language Ideologies Colloquium
  • Loyalties in Deaf History: Gender, Marriage, and Transnational Discourses
  •  The Ukrainian Crisis: There, Here, and Everywhere
  • How the Past Informs the Present: Intersections of Deaf History with Deaf Studies
  • How the Past Informs the Present: Intersections of Deaf History with Deaf Studies
  • Cripping the Archive
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