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Sean Maiwald is a new lecturer in the Masters of Public Administration program, and teaches in other programs from time to time, such as Communication Studies. Sean holds a Master of Public Policy degree from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Gallaudet University. 

Previously, Sean worked as an adjunct at Gallaudet University, teaching general studies courses and communication studies courses. Sean also worked for the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes at the University of Texas, Austin as a managing editor. Sean is an entrepreneur - he established reFort during graduate school, and is one of the founders of the Virtual ASL Academy, a deaf-owned tutoring and education resources business. He also serves as the current president of the District of Columbia Association for the Deaf. 

Sean has extensive experience in policy making, with his proudest accomplishment being drafting, lobbying, and legislating for the Office for the Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing in Washington, D.C. through his work as an education policy fellow for the Council of the District of Columbia.


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