Kim Anderson, MS, ASLD lecturer, joined the department of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies as a teaching assistant in the spring of 2020. She is bilingual and bimodal in American Sign Language and English.
Anderson has over 20 years of experience counseling, consulting, teaching, implementing, directing and coordinating a wide variety of services, programs and topics. She has worked with diverse groups and individuals spanning all ages, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and abilities in the mental health and vocational fields.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies and a master’s degree in adult, occupational and continuing education from Kansas State University.
Anderson’s primary areas of interest are the efforts of dismantling systemic audism and the preservation and advancement efforts of being Deaf and its contributions to the biodiversity of humankind through Deaf intellectual, linguistical, technological and visual values within history, arts and culture.
Currently, she serves on the board of directors for the Museum of Deaf History, Arts & Culture and as president of the Kansas Association of the Deaf.