Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Scholarly interests: Deaf studies, Deaf education, disability studies, transition to adulthood, qualitative research methods, disability identity development.
Courses taught: ASL 103: American Sign Language level 3, DHH 423: Deaf education methods across educational settings: curriculum, methods, and assessment.
Achievements: Steve is a Teacher of the Deaf and a Family and Consumer Sciences Educator. Steve has worked as a qualitative research assistant at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, an assistant at the New York parent advocacy center, and currently holds multiple positions as a reviewer for academic journals. His most recent publication titled “Transforming transformative disability experiential learning” will be available in Issues in Teacher Education in the Fall of 2016.
Degrees: Ph.D. Syracuse University, Cultural Foundations of Education; C.A.S. Syracuse University, Disability Studies; M.S.S.E, National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology, Education of Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing; B.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Family and Consumer Sciences Education K-12.