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Carolyn McCaskill

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Nationality  United States

Name  Carolyn McCaskill
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Occupation  ASL & Deaf Studies Professor at Gallaudet University
Books  The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure

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Carolyn McCaskill is a deaf, African American, counselor and professor. She has been teaching at Gallaudet University since 1996, and currently holds the position of Associate Professor in the ASL and Deaf Studies Department.


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Ph.D., Gallaudet University, Special Education Administration & Supervision (2005) M.A., Counseling of the Deaf (1979) B.A., Psychology-Social Work (1977)

Prior to college, McCaskill attended and graduated of the Alabama School for the Deaf in Talladega, Alabama.


McCaskill served as a counselor at the Model Secondary School for the Deaf, at the Houston Community College System, and as a career counselor at the Gallaudet University. She was the Coordinator of Minority Achievement and Multicultural Program for Pre-college Programs at Gallaudet University.

Seminars, workshops, and publications

  • See for a list of seminars
  • co-author of "The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL" (2011)
  • Awards

  • Deaf Humanitarian Award from the National Action Network (NAN)
  • 2013 Grio Award
  • Diversity Fellows in the Provost office in 2006
  • Thomas and Julia Mayes Award 2005
  • References

    Carolyn McCaskill Wikipedia