Gallaudet Research Institute

Gallaudet Research Institute Dawes House, Gallaudet University

The Gallaudet Research Institute is a unit within the Graduate School and Professional Programs division of Gallaudet University.

Mission: The Gallaudet Research Institute (GRI) strives to fulfill the university's legislated obligation to support and conduct research, and disseminate findings, on topics of concern to deaf people and those who live, work with, and educate them. To this end, GRI aspires to stimulate students, faculty, and staff in pursuit of new knowledge of value to their scholarly growth and to their discipline, by supporting on-campus research and lectures. GRI researchers conduct studies of language and learning processes in American Sign Language and English among deaf people from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. The GRI continues its long tradition as the preeminent source of demographic and educational data about deaf youth throughout the United States.

USIKE Inaugural Meeting


Please join, USISPF and Sannam S4 in launching the first U.S.-India Knowledge Exchange meeting at Georgetown University on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018.


As of 2013, the Gallaudet Research Institute has been closed. Its research support activities are now handled by a new unit, Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA). Please go to


800 Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC


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