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Part-time Lecturer

College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Shana Gibbs (she/her/hers) is a native of Central Upstate New York. She works remotely as a part-time adjunct for the University of North Florida’s (UNF) Masters Interpreting Program, as an adjunct faculty at Lesley University’s Humanities and Language department and also at Northeastern University’s American Sign Language & Interpreting Education Program, both in Boston where she currently resides. A Gallaudet University alum with BA in English, she also holds two master’s degrees from Boston University in Deaf Education and in Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy.  Shana completed Project CLIMB, a legal interpreting training program, in June of 2020. She also serves as the Vice President of Community Relations for Massachusetts State Association for the Deaf (MSAD), a moderator for Diversity Academy online and co-chairs the National Deaf People of Color (NDPC) Conference 2021. As a RID Associate Member as well as a MassRID active member, she also freelances as a Deaf Interpreter specializing in Directing Artistic Sign Language (DASL) and in higher education. She is passionate and actively involved with various community-oriented collaborative work focusing on accessibility, intersectionality, language development in deaf and hard of hearing children and the outdoors. In her free time, she enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her two dogs, Charlie and Jack.