History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology

The program incorporates traditional and innovative historical methods and approaches in its teaching and research, and maintains a strong tradition of high quality research. Research interests include Deaf history, the history of disability, Latin American history, French history, and urban history.


Scholarship and creative activity

2017

Brune, J. (2017, Summer). "Blind Like Me: John Howard Griffin, Disability, Intersectionality, and Civil Rights in Postwar America," African American Review, 50, no. 2: 203-219.

2018

Lewis, H., & VanGilder, K. (2017). A Dialogue on Deaf Theology: Deaf Ontologies Seeking Theology. In A. Kusters, M. D. Meulder, & D. OBrien (Authors), Innovations in deaf studies: the role of deaf scholars (pp. 169-190). New York: Oxford University Press.

2017

Fennell, Julie and Wildman-Hanlon, Laura. (2017). The children of converts: Beyond the first generation of contemporary Pagans. Social Compass. 64(2) 288-306.

Fennell, Julie. (2017). Re-Framing the Sexual Double Standard in the BDSM Scene. Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society meetings. Philadelphia, PA.

2017

Ennis, III, William T. and Greenwald, Brian H. (Fall 2016) Vol. 17, No. 1 "Reflections on Teaching Deaf History at Gallaudet University" Sign Language Studies, 96-100.

Greenwald, Brian H. (2016). "Revisiting the Memoir: Contesting Deaf Autonomy and the Real Tragedy of Alexander Graham Bell" In Our Own Hands: Essays in Deaf History, 1780-1970. Gallaudet University Press.

Greenwald, Brian H. and Murray, Joseph J. (March 2017) Our Historical Memory: The National Deaf-Mute College and Alexander Graham Bell, University of Pennsylvania.

Greenwald, Brian H. and Murray, Joseph J., editors. (2016) In Our Own Hands: Essays In Deaf History, 1760-1970. Gallaudet University Press, 2016.

Greenwald, Brian H., & Murray, Joseph J. (Special Guest Eds.). (Fall 2016). Assessing the Field of Deaf History: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and Public History. [Special Issue]. Sign Language Studies, Vol. 17, no. 1.

2019

Brian H. Greenwald and William T. Ennis. "The National Deaf-Mute College Benefactor: Henry L. Dawes and Native American Hostilities" at Deaf History International, July 17-21, 2018.

Greenwald, B.H. (2018). The Life and Times of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet. Sign Language Studies, 19(1), pp. 163-166.

2011

Horejes, T. (2011). (Re)defining disability policy frameworks: Connecting theory to praxis. Presentation to the Disability and Society/The Americans with Disability Act: Twenty Years Later session of the American Sociological Association. Las Vegas, NV.

Horejes, T. (2011). Kafkaesque social justice: A tribute to Paul K. Longmore. Presentation to the Juvenile and Other Specialty Courts session at the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Las Vegas, NV.

Horejes, T., Tobin, J., & Valente, J. (2011). Kindergartens as sites of acculturation for the Deaf: A cross-comparative ethnographic study of two kindercultures. Roundtable discussion at the Early Education and Child Development session at the American Educational Research Association annual conference. New Orleans, LA.

2012

Horejes, T. & Heuer, C. J. (2012). Negotiating Deaf bodies and corporeal experiences. Presented at the meeting of the International Sociology Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Horejes, T. & Leiter, V. (2012). Disability, voice, and power. Presented at the meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, CO.

Horejes, T. & Tobin, J. (2012). Nationalism and identity. Presented at the meeting of the International Sociology Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Horejes, T. & Valente, J. (2012). Kindergartens for the Deaf in three countries: Japan, France, and the United States. Presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Horejes, T. (2011). (Re)defining disability policy frameworks: Connecting theory to praxis. Presented at the meeting of the American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Horejes, T. (2011). Kafkaesque social justice: A tribute to Paul K. Longmore. Presented at the meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Las Vegas, NV.

Horejes, T. (2011). The language battleground within Deaf education: Paradigm clashes toward pedagogies of language. Presented at the meeting of the American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Horejes, T. (2012). Author meets critics: Valerie leiter, their time has come: Youth with disabilities on the cusp of adulthood. Presented at the meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, CO.

Horejes, T. (2012). Breaking the chains of hegemonic control: A case study of two disability-rights organizations. Presented at the meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, CO.

Horejes, T. (2012). Constructions of deafness: Examining Deaf languacultures in education. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

Horejes, T. (2012). Ethnography of Deaf enculturation in education: An insider perspective. Presented at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Horejes, T. (2012). Graduate student pedagogical seminar: Accommodation in the classroom. Presented at the meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, CO.

Horejes, T. (2012). Integrating student capital(s) via bilingualism (American Sign Language and English) as a diverse disciplinary approach to SOTL. Presented at the meeting of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Hamilton, Canada.

Horejes, T. (2012). Language choices: Exploring diverse pedagogies of language in education. Presented at the meeting of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, St. Louis, MO.

Horejes, T. (2012). Review of "Read Me Differently" and "Original Minds." Teaching Sociology (4)1.

Horejes, T. (2012). Social landscape of Deaf embodiment: Negotiating Deaf utopias through emerging technologies. Presented at the meeting of the American Sociological Association, Denver, CO.

Horejes, T. (2012). Visualizing the criminal justice system through bilingualism: English and American Sign Language. Presented at the International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.