Andrew R. Bottoms

Program Director, Deaf Studies

Andrew R. Bottoms is a lecturer and director of the Deaf Studies Program at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. He was born and raised in a Deaf family from North Carolina, and American Sign Language (ASL) is his native language. Bottoms is driven by his passion and fervor toward teaching ASL and his values in the sharing of the language and culture embodied by ASL. His specialization lies in the sphere of ASL Literature. He graduated from Gallaudet University with two bachelor degrees, one in American Sign Language (ASL) and the other in Deaf Studies.

MA, Sign Language Teaching, Gallaudet University

BA, American Sign Language, Gallaudet University

BA, Deaf Studies, Gallaudet University

Bottoms, A. R. (2012). La Terre des Perroquets. Deaf Studies Digital Journal, Issue 3.

Bottoms, A. R. (2012). Deflowered. Deaf Studies Digital Journal, Issue 3.

Bottoms, A. R. (2011). Proximalization & Nonmanuals in M2L2 Sign. ASLized. Fall 2011

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