Joseph Hill

Joseph Hill

Joseph Hill is a faculty member in NTID’s American Sign Language and Interpreting Education Department.

Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Hill earned a bachelor’s degree in systems analysis from Miami University of Ohio, and went on to earn his master’s degree and doctorate in American Sign Language linguistics from Gallaudet University. In 2008, he was named a Fulbright Scholar, and held a National Science Foundation Fellowship 2003-2006.

He is a member of the Linguistic Society of America, National Association of the Deaf, National Black Deaf Advocates and the American Council on Teaching of Foreign Language, among others. He has presented at conferences throughout the United States and internationally, and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles. He previously taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Siena School for Liberal Arts in Siena, Italy, and at Gallaudet.

Hill recently was instrumental in bringing a tribute to missionary Andrew Foster, known as “The Father of Deaf Education in Africa” to NTID’s Dyer Arts Center.

This story appeared in the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of FOCUS Magazine.

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