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Dr. David Meek

Visiting Research Assistant Professor

Dr. David Meek hails from the state of Indiana. He is a postdoctoral fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Matthew Dye in the SPaCE (Sensory, Perceptual and Cognitive Ecology) Center at Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his Bachelor of Science in Deaf Education and a Master of Arts in Mild Intervention from Ball State university, Muncie, IN. He also received his Doctorate of Education in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education from Lamar University, Beaumont, TX (Dr. Diane Clark, Advisor). David has 15 years of experience as an educator in Deaf Education, Special Education, working with students with various degrees of disabilities and in Higher Education. His doctoral research focused on the experiences of dinner table conversations among Deaf adults. His current scholarly activity focuses on how the lack of communication for deaf and hard of hearing children from hearing families can affect academic growth and language.

 

In his spare time, David likes traveling, hiking, camping and exploring new places. He is a Cubs fan and also enjoys running 5K races.