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Dr, Glenn B. Anderson

Glenn B. Anderson, Ph.D.

Dr. Anderson, a native of Chicago, IL, earned his Ph.D. from New York University in 1982.  An alumnus of Gallaudet University, he also earned his Master’s degree from the University of Arizona.  He is an Associate Professor in the Interpreter Education Program at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock (UA-Little Rock) where he has worked since 2008.

Prior to joining the UA-Little Rock faculty, he served as Director of Training from 1982-2008 at the University of Arkansas Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing located in Little Rock.  He was also Professor and coordinator of the University of Arkansas M.S. degree program in Rehabilitation Counseling with Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. 

He previously served as chair of the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees, second vice-chair of the National Council on Disability (NCD), and member of the Board of Directors of the National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA).  In 2013, he was selected one of 15 visionary leaders by Gallaudet University’s Sesquicentennial Steering Committee and during Gallaudet’s 150th anniversary celebration in July 2014 he was one of 14 individuals inducted into the University’s Hall of Fame. In May 2017, Gallaudet University presented him an honorary Doctor of Humane letters degree.

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