Department of ASL & Interpreting Studies
College of Education & Behavioral Science
Dr. Anthony J. Aramburo, Ph.D, NAD IV, IC/TC, has been involved in the teaching profession for the better part of 30 years. He received his doctorate degree from the University of New Orleans in Special Education. His Master of Arts is from Gallaudet University in American Sign Language Linguistics. His undergraduate work was completed at the University of New Orleans where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. Over his career he has taught at Delgado Community College, Dillard University, and Xavier University. He currently holds the position of Associate Professor at Xavier University with a dual appointment in the Education and Language Departments. Outside of the classroom, he stays engaged in the profession of American Sign Language interpreting. He has served on the RID Board of Directors as Member-at-Large, is a former Journal of Interpretation Editor, was a member of the RID Diversity Committee, and was a Commissioner on the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education. He is an active member who enjoys working with RID, the National Black Deaf Advocates, New Orleans Black Deaf Advocates Chapter, and the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), to name a few. He is actively involved in presenting workshops on interpreting topics along with infusing multi-cultural practices into the interpreting profession. His interests also lie in the area of sign language research where he is actively collecting data focusing on sociolinguistic aspects within the African American Deaf Community.