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Russell Scott Rosen

Professional Background

Educational Background

A.B., The University of Chicago (Anthropology); Ph.D., Columbia University (Education).

Scholarly Interests

Sociology, anthropology, and history of Deaf community and culture; American Sign Language; second language acquisition, curriculum, and instruction; disability studies.

Selected Publications

Books

Rosen, R. (to appear). American Sign Language as a foreign language in high schools: Students' learning, experiences, and perspectives. Gallaudet University Press.


McKee, D., Rosen, R., & McKee, R. (eds.). (2014). Teaching and learning signed languages: International perspectives and practices. London: Palgrave Macmillan.


Peer-Reviewed Journals

Rosen, R. (to appear). Teacher-as-researcher paradigm for sign language teachers: Towards evidence-based pedagogies for higher learner outcomes. Sign Language Studies.


Rosen, R. (2014). Between-learners outside-of-classroom uses of American Sign Language as a foreign language. Sign Language Studies, 14(3).


Rosen, R. (2012). Sensory orientations and sensory designs in the American DeafWorld. Senses and Society, 7(3).


Rosen, R. (2010). American Sign Language curriculum: A review. Sign Language Studies, 10(3), 348-381. 


Rosen, R. (2009). Surveys of the American deaf and hard of hearing population: A critical review. International Journal of Special Education, 24(1), 82-99.


Rosen, R. (2008). American Sign Language as a foreign language in US high schools: State of the art. Modern Language Journal, 92(1), 10-38. 


Rosen, R. (2008). Descriptions of American Deaf community, 1820-2000: Epistemic foundations. Disability & Society, 23(2), 129-140. 


Rosen, R. (2007). Representations of sound in American deaf literature. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 12(4), 552-565.


Rosen, R. (2006). IDEA and the mainstreaming of American Sign Language, Deaf community and culture in public schools. Disability Studies Quarterly


Rosen, R. (2004). Beginning L2 production errors in ASL lexical phonology: A cognitive phonology model. Sign Language & Linguistics 7(1), 31-61. 


Rosen, R. (2003). Jargons for deafness as institutional modes of the deaf body. Disability & Society 18(7), 921-935.


 

Book Chapters

McKee, D., Rosen, R., & McKee, R. (2014). Signed languages as second languages: An introduction. In D. McKee, R. Rosen, and R. McKee (eds.), Teaching and learning signed languages: International perspectives and practices. London: Palgrave Macmillan.


Rosen, R., Delouise, M, Boyle, A. & Daley, K. (2014). Native language, target language and vocabulary development in American Sign Language. In D. McKee, R. Rosen, and R. McKee (eds.), Teaching and learning signed languages: International perspectives and practices. London: Palgrave Macmillan.


Rosen, R. (2011). Modality and language in second language acquisition of ASL. In: D.J. Napoli & G. Mathur, (eds.), Deaf around the world: The impact of language, pp. 122-126. Oxford University Press.


Rosen, R. (1997). Represented body and embodied representation: Spokespersonage and the deaf body politic. In A. Farb (ed.), Who speaks for the deaf community? Silver Spring, MD: National Association of the Deaf. 


Encyclopedia Entries

Rosen, R. (to appear). Deaf community: United States history. In Gertz, G. & Boudreault, P., (eds.), Encyclopedia of Deaf Studies and Deaf culture. Sage Publications.


Rosen, R. (to appear). Deaf education history: Post-1880 to 1960. In Gertz, G. & Boudreault, P., (eds.), Encyclopedia of Deaf Studies and Deaf culture. Sage Publications.


Rosen, R. (to appear). Deaf history: Art and literature. In Gertz, G. & Boudreault, P., (eds.), Encyclopedia of Deaf Studies and Deaf culture. Sage Publications.


Rosen, R. (to appear). Sign language teaching: Curriculum methods. In Gertz, G. & Boudreault, P., (eds.), Encyclopedia of Deaf Studies and Deaf culture. Sage Publications.



Book Reviews

Rosen, R. (2013). From words made flesh to flesh made words. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 17.


Rosen, R. (2010). Gallaudet: Trendsetter or Replicator? A review of For a Fair Race to Life. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 14.


Rosen, R. (2009). Language : Gesture :: Evolution : Origin. A review of The Gestural Origin of Language. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 14(2)


Rosen, R. (2007). Looking inside or outside? A review of Inside Deaf Culture. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 12(3). 


Rosen, R. (2002). Review of Ready! Set! Sign!! NECTFL Review 51, 61-62.


Conference Proceedings

Rosen, R. (to appear). American Sign Language: From corporeality to commodity, a socio-anthropological analysis. Deaf Studies Today V Conference Proceedings, Utah Valley University, April.



Advisory Publications

Rosen, R. (1996). Junior High School 47: Blueprint for a Chancellor's School for the deaf and the hard of hearing in New York City. Albany, N.Y.: New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Education.


 

 


 

 

 

 



custom course list

HBSE 4070: Psychosocial and cultural aspects of people who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing

Introduction to the education of children, youth, and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing; historical development; psychosocial and cultural aspects; problems and issues of the field.

HBSE 4707: II: Observation and student teaching in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing

Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4872: American Sign Language II

A course designed to develop intermediate receptive and expressive skills in American Sign Language.

Centers and Projects

Center for Opportunities & Outcomes for People with Disabilities
Website: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/centers/oopd

The Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities confronts the challenges facing special education today through its commitment to the production of knowledge and professional expertise aimed at supporting the full inclusion of people with disabilities in society. The broad-based research, evaluation, and demonstration activities of the Center reflect an emphasis on empowering people with disabilities by increasing their capacity and opportunities for self-determination, reducing their vulnerability to victimization and abuse, and addressing the disability-related issues of culturally and ethnically diverse groups, including women and minorities. The Center encourages national and international partnerships aimed at strengthening the connection between research and policy.

Director:
Hsu-Min Chiang

Contact Information:
Box 223  
(212) 678-8346
hchiang@tc.edu
www.tc.edu/oopd



Russell Scott Rosen appeared in the following articles:

New Faces at TC (9/18/2006)

American Sign Language Gains Popularity as a Foreign Language (11/8/2005)