Audrey Cooper, PhD, MSW, MS, CI & CT

AsstProf/Dir Intl Dev MA Pgm
International Develop MA Program

Phone Numbers

202-651-5269 (V)

Email

audrey.cooper@gallaudet.edu

Location

Fowler Hall 201

2011     Doctor of Philosophy, Anthropology, American University Concentration: Race, gender, and social justice. 

              Dissertation: Overcoming the ‘Backward Body’: How State Institutions, Language, and 

              Embodiment Shape Deaf Education in Contemporary Southern Việt Nam.

1995      Master of Social Work, City University of New York—Hunter College Concentration: Community-based clinical social work. 

1995      Master of Science, Dance/Movement Therapy, City University of New York—Hunter College 

1989      Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio University  Concentration: Dance; Honors Tutorial College. 

IDP-771

IDP-772

IDP-773

IDP-779

IDP-781

IDP-795

IDP-799.01

IDP-779.02

IDP-779.01

IDP-779.02

ID with Deaf People and People with Disabilities: Language & Inequality

Micropolitics of International Development

Macropolitical Intersections of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Development

Professional Seminar I

Supervised Internship in International Development

Research Field Methods

Research Presentation and Publication [Spring 2017]

Professional Skills for Working with US-Based ID Organizations [Spring 2017]

Qualitative Research and Analysis [Spring 2018]

Research Proposal and Literature Review [Spring 2018]

  • Co-head of Gallaudet University Internationalization Initiative Working Groups 8 & 9 (2018)
  • Program Committee member for 25th Annual Lavender languages & Linguistics Conference (April 2018)
  • Dissertation committee member: Gallaudet Department of Interpretation & translation; University of Manitoba, Department of Linguistics (ongoing)
  • Faculty sponsor for graduate student research: MJ Jones, Principal Investigator. Research title: “ASL-English Interpretation in LGBTQ settings: The Experiences of D/deaf Queer Transgender People of Color (QTPOC) working with interpreters"

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

2017

Deaf to the Marrow: Deaf Social Organizing and Active Citizenship in Việt Nam. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

 

EDITED VOLUMES

2015

with Khadijat K. Rashid. Citizenship, Politics, Difference: Perspectives from Sub-Saharan Signed Language Communities. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

2018

I don’t mean to be a dick, but”: Paralipsis, Affective Excess, and the Reproduction of Sexual Hierarchies in University Classrooms.Journal of Language and Sexuality, 7(1): 77-104.

2015

with Nguyễn Trần Thủy Tiên. Signed Language Community-Researcher Collaboration in Việt Nam: Challenging Language Ideologies, Creating Social Change.  Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, 25(2): 105-128.

2014

Signed Languages and Sociopolitical Formation: The Case of “Contributing to Society” Through Hồ Chí Minh City Sign Language. Language in Society, 43(3): 311-332.


CHAPTERS IN REFEREED VOLUMES

Accepted

Bị and Being: Vietnamese Deaf Self-Determination Within Spoken Language Dominant Disability-Oriented Development. In Sign Language Ideologies. Annelies Kusters, Mara Green, Erin Moriarty Harrelson, and Kristin Snodden, eds.

2015

Signed Language Sovereignties in Vietnam: Deaf Community Responses to ASL-based Tourism. In It’s a Small World: Inquiries into International Deaf Spaces. Michele Friedner and Annelies Kusters, eds. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

CO-AUTHORED PUBLICATIONS

2008

with Elijah Edelman, Kathleen J. Grant, Noor Johnson, Khari LaMarca, William L. Leap, and Michelle A. Marzullo. Beyond the Knowledge/Action Divide: The Race, Gender, and Social Justice Concentration in American University’s Anthropology Department.  In A 21st Century Approach to Teaching /Social Justice: Educating for Both Advocacy and Action. Richard Greggory Johnson, III, ed. Berlin: Peter Lang Press.


ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRY

2016

Erin Moriarty Harrelson, with Audrey C. Cooper, Theresa Christine dela Torre, Raphael Domingo, Nick Palfreyman, and Nguyễn Trần Thủy Tiên. Asia, Southeast, Deaf Community. In The Deaf Studies Encyclopedia. Patrick Boudreault and Genie Gertz, eds. Thousand Oaks, CA Sage Publications.

TRAINING MATERIALS

2015

with Samuel Weber. Family Support Team Resource Manual. Hà Nội, VN: World Concern Development Organization.

AWARDS

2017   Rachel Hartig Award for Research Excellence. Gallaudet University Department of World Languages and Cultures

2011   Outstanding Dissertation Award. American Anthropology Association’s Council on Anthropology and Education

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