Pamela Wright, MA, MEd

Lecturer II
Language, Education & Culture

Pamela Wright


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Pamela Wright has worked with language for over 25 years in the private and education sectors, in areas such as: ASL and English pedagogy, language research and advocacy, translation complexity, training interpreters, literature, and publishing. 

Her past research and study areas include communication/language recoupment, endangered languages, fluency studies, diversity in sign language, coarticulation in fingerspelling, perception studies, ASL/English semantic comparison, and morphological, and semantic structures in ASL. Most recently, she worked as a language consultant and as an advocate serving Deaf refugees.

She actively works towards building a more widespread sense of language stewardship for all visual languages. 

Master's Thesis: Visual Strategies for Supporting English Instruction

Linguistics, University of Colorado, MA
Culture, Language, & Social Practices, Graduate Certificate
Deaf Education, University of Minnesota, MEd
English Literature, Theater Arts, Gallaudet University, BA


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Washington, DC 20002