Lance Forshay

Associate Teaching Professor and ASL Language Director

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GUG 406
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12:00-2:00 p.m. M-F


M.S. 1998, Southern Christian University

Lance Forshay has been an ASL minor program director and lecturer at the University of Washington since its beginning in 2007. He earned his BA in Mathematics and Secondary Education in 1992 from Gallaudet University and MS in Ministry in 1998 from Southern Christian University. Teaching experience spans over 25 years with wide variety of educational subjects and settings from high school to university levels, from tutoring to interpreter mentorship, and from church classes to residential schools for the deaf.  Teaching ASL and Deaf studies became his primary career field in 1999.  His interests are Deaf Culture Studies, Audism and Oppressions in the Deaf community, Deaf Christian Heritage, ASL Fingerspelling Phonology,  ASL Verb Morphology, and Sign Vocabulary Etymology.

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