Dr. Ceil Lucas

Project Co-Director Gallaudet University, Department of Linguistics (Emerita)

Black ASL Project


Ceil Lucas. Ph.D. was raised in Guatemala City and Rome, Italy. She is Professor of Linguistics at Gallaudet University, where she has taught since 1982. She is a sociolinguist with broad interests in the structure and use of sign languages. She has co-authored and edited many articles and books, including The Linguistics of American Sign Language, 4th ed. (with Clayton Valli and Kristin Mulrooney, 2005)