Jessica Trussell

Jessica Trussell

Assistant Professor

Jessica Trussell is an assistant professor in the Master of Science program in Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Trussell earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Georgia. She went on to earn a master’s degree in Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing and a Ph.D. in Education of Students with Exceptionalities, both from Georgia State University.

Her primary research interest is developing evidence-based decoding interventions for secondary readers who are deaf or hard of hearing. She focuses primarily on morphological and morphographic interventions. Trussell recently joined NTID’s Center for Education Research Partnerships. She is looking forward to research collaborations that bring her and her colleagues’ research interests together to improve instruction for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.