Dirksen Bauman, Ph.D. and Joseph J. Murray, Ph.D.
Dirksen Bauman, Ph.D., is the co-editor of the book/DVD project, Signing the Body Poetic: Essays in American Sign Language (U of California P, 2006); editor of Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking (U of Minnesota P, 2008); co-author of Transformative Conversations: A Guide to Formation Mentoring Communities among Peers in Higher Education (Jossey-Bass, 2013); and co-editor of Deaf-Gain: Raising the Stakes for Human Diversity (U of Minnesota P, 2014). He is also co-Executive Editor of the Deaf Studies Digital Journal.
Joseph J. Murray, Ph.D., is an associate professor of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies at Gallaudet University. He is co-editor of Deaf Gain: Raising the Stakes of Human Diversity (University of Minnesota Press, 2014). He has been active in human rights and linguistic rights work for nearly two decades, primarily with the World Federation of the Deaf.