Angela M. Nonaka, Ph.D.

Angela M. Nonaka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Angela Nonaka, Ph.D., joined the Steve Hicks School of Social Work from the Department of Anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin. Nonaka specializes in language socialization, sign languages and Deaf studies. She has conducted extensive international fieldwork, including experience as a researcher and lecturer at Ratchasuda College (Thailand) and Tsukuba College of Technology (Japan), the first two institutions in Asia dedicated to providing tertiary education for deaf, blind, and “disabled” students.

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The University of Texas at Austin
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