Joanne Weber, PhD (2018) is a CRC Research Chair (Tier 2) in Deaf Education and an assistant professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. She is also the artistic director of Deaf Crows Collective which aims to provide opportunities for theater performance and artistic expression by deaf actors and artists of all ages to celebrate deaf culture and foster relationships between hearing and deaf communities. Joanne received the Governor General Academic Gold Medal for using arts-based language and literacy interventions with deaf youth as part of her doctoral studies.
“There lives the dearest freshness deep down things…”G.M. Hopkins