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About Aimee Sever-Hall, Ph.D. Candidate

Aimee Sever-Hall is an accomplished individual who takes pride in her Latine and Indigenous heritage, being a first-generation North American and collegian, and advocating for social justice and human rights. In her role as department chair and faculty member in the ASL and Interpreting department at St. Catherine University, Aimee oversees the ASL and Interpreting programs and teaches various courses in ASL, linguistics, and deaf studies. Aimee is part of the BIPOC faculty and staff group on campus to advocate for and support the needs of BIPOC students, staff, and faculty members on campus, aim to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion by addressing systemic issues, providing resources and support for underrepresented groups, and facilitating communication between different members of the campus community. Additionally, the group creates and implements policies and programs that promote a more equitable and inclusive campus environment for all. Aimee has also taught at the University of Iowa, Gallaudet University, and Towson University, bringing over ten years of experience to her position.

As a curriculum specialist, Aimee is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion for underrepresented students through her teaching materials and incorporating multicultural perspectives in her classes. She strives to connect the curriculum to relevant issues in her students' lives and advocates for social change. Aimee values her students' perspectives and seeks to understand their needs to improve available opportunities. She welcomes diverse opinions and ideas and believes in confronting injustices.

Aimee is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Education (Teaching and Curriculum) and focusing on the experiences of deaf multicultural and multilingual students in higher education. She is a Ph.D. candidate who begins writing the dissertation. Aimee also serves as a board member in American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA) and sits on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. In summary, Aimee is a dedicated educator who is passionate about teaching and creating an inclusive learning environment for all students.

Positions

August 2020 - Present Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University American Sign Language and Interpreting
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