Deaf Docs, earned doctoral degrees, US and international
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This list (below) is intended to be chronological, as a follow-up to the 1981 Deaf Heritage book list (in Appendix B). See:
https://tinyurl.com/deaf-heritage-docs
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PhD1Moore, Gideon E., PhD1869
Deaf Heritage list
Heidelberg University (#1) (Germany)<=== First deaf person to earn a doctoral degree (a student from the United States, studying in Germany)315
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MD1Nicolle, Jules Henry, MD1893dpiap.orgPasteur Institute (#1) (France)<=== First deaf person to earn a professional degree; first deaf person to become a Nobel laureate (1928)329
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DDS1
Andree, George Gregor William, DDS
1908Proceedings of the Board of Regents (1906-1910), U MichUniversity of Michigan (#1)<=== First deaf person to earn a DDS degree19
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DDS2Nies, Edwin W., DDS1914
Deaf Heritage list
University of Pennsylvania (#1)330
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Dr. phil. nat.
Edinger, Johanna Gabrielle Ottilie "Tilly", Dr. phil. nat.
1921WorldCatUniversity of Frankfurt am Main (#1) (Germany)<=== First deaf female to earn a doctoral degree107
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PhD2Breunig, Henry Latham, PhD1938
Deaf Heritage list
Johns Hopkins University (#1)<=== First deaf person to earn an academic, doctoral degree in the United States51
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PhD3Pitcher, Bernard L., PhD1939
sussexdeafhistory.org.uk
Imperial College (UK) (#1)<=== First congenitally deaf person to earn an academic, doctoral degree369
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PhD4Cornforth, John, PhD1941
ndfresearch.com
St Catherine’s College, Oxford (#1) (UK)87
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MD2Steinback, Howard L., MD1943
Deaf Heritage list
St. Louis University (#1)<=== First deaf person (and first congenitally deaf person) to earn a Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree in the United States440
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PhD5Vier, Marion Corson, PhD1948
Deaf Heritage list
University of Colorado (#1)<=== First deaf female to earn a doctoral degree in the United States483
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PhD6Lillie, Robert Jones, PhD1949
Deaf Heritage list
University of Maryland, College Park (#1)<=== First congenitally deaf person to earn an academic, doctoral degree in the United States263
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PhD7Kidd, Donald J., PhD1951
Dissertation Abstracts
University of Toronto (Canada) (#1)<=== First deaf Canadian to earn a doctoral degree233
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PhD8Ballantyne, Donald L., PhD1952
Deaf Heritage list
Catholic University of America (#1)30
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DDS3Marsters, James C., DDS1952
Deaf Heritage list
New York University (#1)281
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PhD9Hawkins, William Bruce, Jr., PhD1954
Deaf Heritage list
Princeton University (#1)176
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JD1Myers, Lowell J., JD1956
Deaf Heritage list
John Marshall Law School (#1)<=== First deaf person to earn a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. (Note: The first deaf attorney to earn a law degree of any kind was Roger O'Kelley, who earned a Bachelor of Laws, LL.B., degree from Yale Univerity in 1912.)322
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MD3Price, Ralphael M., MD1962
Deaf Heritage list
Thomas Jefferson University (#1)373
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MD4Weinberger, Myron, MD1963
Deaf Heritage list
Indiana University (#1)492
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PhD10Thompson, Richard Earle, PhD1964
Deaf Heritage list
Boston University (#1)468
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PhD11Mayes, Thomas A., PhD1965
Deaf Heritage list
Michigan State University (#1)289
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PhD12Stibick, Jeffrey Nelson Lee, PhD1967
Deaf Heritage list
Catholic University of America (#2)446
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PhD13Basch, Jay Justin, PhD1968
Dissertation Abstracts
ChemistryTemple University (#1)33
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PhD14Guertin, Ralph Francis, PhD1969
Deaf Heritage list
Yale University (#1)157
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EdD1Phillips, Richard Martin, EdD1969
Deaf Heritage list
University of Maryland, College Park (#2)<=== First deaf person to earn a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree; first deaf Gallaudet College alumnus to earn a doctoral degree364
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EdD2
Marshall, William James Aloysius, EdD
1970
Deaf Heritage list
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (#1)280
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PhD15Schowe, Ben Marshall, Jr., PhD1970
Deaf Heritage list
Ohio State University, The (#1)<=== First deaf Gallaudet College graduate to earn a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree407
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PhD15Sharpless, Nansie Sue, PhD1970
Deaf Heritage list
Wayne State University (#1)419
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EdD2Stewart, Larry Gene, EdD1970
Deaf Heritage list
University of Arizona (#1)445
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JD2Chatoff, Michael A., JD1971
Deaf Heritage list
Brooklyn Law School (#1)76
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PhD17Doyle, Thomas Daniel, PhD1971
Deaf Heritage list
George Washington University (#1)104
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EdD4Johnson, Richard K., EdD1971
Deaf Heritage list
University of Arizona (#2)213
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PhD17
Pachciarz, Judith Ann, PhD (See also: 1983)
1971
Deaf Heritage list
Saint Louis University (#1)352
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EdD4Vescovi, Geno Michael, EdD1971
Deaf Heritage list
University of Arizona (#2)481
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PhD19Bushnaq, Suleiman M., PhD1972
Deaf Heritage list
Catholic University of America (#3)62
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PhD19Davila, Robert R., PhD1972
Deaf Heritage list
Syracuse University (#1)<=== First Deaf Latino to earn a doctoral degree98
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EdD6Galloway, Victor H., EdD1972
Deaf Heritage list
University of Arizona (#4)130
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PhD19Gustason, Gerilee, PhD1972
Deaf Heritage list
University of Southern California (#1)158
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MD5Hammerschlag, Paul E., MD1972
Deaf Heritage list
Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (#1)165
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PhD19Jensema, Carl John, PhD1972
Deaf Heritage list
University of Washington (#1)209
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PhD19Kapp, Leon Neal, PhD1972
Deaf Heritage list
University of Rochester (#1)219
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EdD6Mba, Peter Okoro, EdD1972
Deaf Heritage list
University of Tennessee (#1)292
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EdD6Propp, George, EdD1972
Deaf Heritage list
University of Nebraska - Lincoln (#1)374
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PhD19Stinson, Michael Stewart, PhD1972
Deaf Heritage list
University of Michigan (#2)447
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PhD19Watson, Douglas, PhD1972
Deaf Heritage list
Florida State University (#1)490
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DDS4Weiner, Michael, DDS1972
Deaf Heritage list
Temple University (#2)494
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EdD9Corson, Harvey J., EdD1973
Deaf Heritage list
University of Cincinnati (#1)88
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PhD26Jordan, Irving King, Jr., PhD1973
Deaf Heritage list
University of Tennessee (#2)217
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PhD26Liebman, Jeffrey Mark, PhD1973
Deaf Heritage list
University of California, Los Angeles (#1)262
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PhD26Mead, Richard Harlow, PhD1973
Deaf Heritage list
Harvard University (#1)302
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PhD26Nomeland, Ronald E., PhD1973
Deaf Heritage list
Instructional Technology
Syracuse University (#2) (my dissertation can be found in Dissertation Abstracts)<== First congenitally deaf Gallaudet alumnus/aluma to obtain an earned doctorate331
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DDS5Snyder, James G, DDS1973
Deaf Heritage list
University of Iowa (#1)432
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PhD26Sussman, Allen Edwin, PhD1973
Deaf Heritage list
New York University (#2)457
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PhD26
Tetteh-Ocloo, Seth Lawrence, PhD
1973
Deaf Heritage list
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (#1)466
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EdD10Freeman, Jerome Warren, EdD1974
Deaf Heritage list
University of Tennessee (#3)124
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EdD10Preston, William, EdD1974
Deaf Heritage list
University of Rochester (#2)372
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EdD10Sanderson, Robert Gordon, EdD1974
Deaf Heritage list
Brigham Young University (#1)402
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EdD13
Fleischer, Lawrence Raymond, EdD
1975
Deaf Heritage list
Brigham Young University (#2)119
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EdD13Golden, Emanuel, EdD1975
Deaf Heritage list
Walden University (#1)142
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DPH1Goldstein, Inge F, DPH1975
Deaf Heritage list
Columbia University (#1)<=== First deaf person to earn a Doctor of Public Health (D.P.H.) degree144
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PhD32Johnson, Verner Carl, PhD1975
Deaf Heritage list
University of Tennessee (#4)214
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PhD32Okuda, Chuzo, PhD1975
Deaf Heritage list
Pennsylvania State University (#1)348
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PhD34Bowe, Frank George, PhD1976
Deaf Heritage list
New York University (#3)43
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PhD34Christiansen, John Barton, PhD1976
Dissertation Abstracts
University of California, Riverside (#1)79
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PhD34Harris, Robert Ira, PhD1976
Deaf Heritage list
New York University (#3)172
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MD6Hochman, Frank P., MD1976
Deaf Heritage list
Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School (#1)189
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EdD15Miller, Betty Gloria, EdD1976
Deaf Heritage list
Pennsylvania State University (#2)<=== First deaf Gallaudet College alumna to earn a doctoral degree308
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EdD15Miller, Lucille Vida, EdD1976
Dissertation Abstracts
Brigham Young University (#3)<=== First deaf woman to earn a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree
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PhD34Moore, Michael Lee, PhD1976
Deaf Heritage list
University of North Texas (#1)316
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PhD34Norwood, Malcolm Joseph, PhD1976
Deaf Heritage list
University of Maryland, College Park (#3)333
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JD3Ricks, Richard, JD1976
evergreen.edu
Evergreen State College (#1)
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PhD34Schroedel, John G., PhD1976
Deaf Heritage list
New York University (#3)408
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PhD34Wax, Teena M.1976
Dissertation Abstracts
Univerity of Delaware (#1)
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PhD41Bohrman, Jeffrey Stephen, PhD1977
Dissertation Abstracts
University of the Pacific (#1)40
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PhD41Humphries, Tom, PhD1977
Deaf Heritage list
Union Institute and University (#1)200
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PhD41James, David Michael, PhD1977
Dissertation Abstracts
University of Chicago (#1)206
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MD7Kavic, Thomas Adam, MD1977
Deaf Heritage list
University of Pittsburgh (#1), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine222
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JD4Mather, Robert, JD1977
Deaf Heritage list
DePaul University (#1)<=== First congenitally deaf person to earn a JD degree285
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PhD41Reddy, Sarabudla Narasimha, PhD1977
Deaf Heritage list
University of Wyoming (#1)384
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EdD17Agazie, James Chukwuma, EdD1978
Deaf Heritage list
Atlanta University (#1)6
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PhD45Bergman, Eugene, PhD1978
Deaf Heritage list
George Washington University (#2)36
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DSW1Chough, Steven Kevin, DSW1978
Deaf Heritage list
Columbia University (#2)<=== First deaf person to earn a Doctor of Social Work (D.S.W.) degree77
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JD5Matarazzi, William, JD1978wrlc.orgWashburn University (#1) of Topeka, School of Law
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PhD46Babb, Richard Lee, PhD1979
Deaf Heritage list
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (#2)25
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PhD46Brauer, Barbara Ann, PhD1979
Deaf Heritage list
New York University (#6)48
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PhD46Corbett, Edward Emmett, Jr., PhD1979
Deaf Heritage list
Gallaudet College (#1)<=== First deaf person to earn a doctoral degree at Gallaudet College85
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MD8
Feder, Susan, MD (now Susan Feder Slobard)
1979
Deaf Heritage list
Emory University (#1) School of Medicine (#1)<=== First deaf female to earn a Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree114
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JD6Hall, Leonard A., JD1979
Washburn University
Washburn University (#2)161
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DA1Kensicki, Nancy Evans, DA1979
Deaf Heritage list
Catholic University of America (#4)<=== First deaf person to earn a Doctor of Arts (D.A.) degree231
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EdD18Lang, Harry George, EdD1979
Deaf Heritage list
University of Rochester (#3)253
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PhD46Ogden, Paul Warren, PhD1979
Dissertation Abstracts
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (#2)345
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PhD46Parks, Edwin James, PhD1979
Deaf Heritage list
American University (#1)357
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JD6Ricks, Richard Manning, JD1979wrlc.orgAntioch School of Law(Became deaf after attending law school.)
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JD6Winkler, Charles H., JD1979
northwestern.edu
Northwestern University (#1) School of Law
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Conlon, Sheila, JD, G-'74 (Mentkowski)
1980
Deaf Heritage list
Georgetown University (#1)<=== First deaf female to earn a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree84
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