Pajka-West, Sharon

Gallaudet University
United States
Sharon Pajka-West is a Lecturer at Gallaudet University. Sharon has a PhD in English Education from the University of Virginia and an MA in Deaf Education: Secondary from Gallaudet University. For her doctoral dissertation, she conducted research on the portrayals and perceptions of deaf characters in adolescent literature. In 2007, she began publishing a Blog and a quarterly newsletter on deaf characters in contemporary Young Adult literature.