Dye Named to RIT/NTID Faculty

Matthew Dye has joined RIT/NTID an an instructional/support faculty member in NTID’s Liberal Studies Department.

Dye provides instructional support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in the Psychology program in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, and conducts research into the development of visual functions in deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults.

Born in the United Kingdom, Dye moved to the U.S. in 2002 to start a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester. From there he moved to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to take a position as assistant professor of Speech and Hearing Science.

He earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from the Department of Psychology and Speech Pathology at Manchester Polytechnic in Manchester, U.K., and went on to earn his master’s degree from the Centre for Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience from the University of Stirling. His doctorate is from the Department of Psychology at the University of Southampton.

He is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development, Association for Psychological Science and the Sign Language Linguistics Society, among others, and has earned numerous awards and grants, including from the National Institutes for Health and National Science Foundation. He has presented at conferences throughout the United States and internationally.