Caroline K. Koo

Doctoral Student


  • Austin, Texas

Current Employment

  • Tutoring Specialist/Adjunct Professor/Registration Liaison, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas
  • American Sign Language Instructor for CSD Works and Texas Railroad Commission 


  • M.S. in Secondary Education of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2000
  • B.F.A. in Interior Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1998

Research Interests

  • Language Deprivation/Delay
  • Deaf Mental Health
  • Deaf Critical Race Theory
  • Deaf Women's Leadership

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Greene-Woods, A., Delgado, N. J., Buchanan, B., Sides, M., Behmanesh, A. A., Cheslik, B., Koo, C. K., & Clark, M. D. (2020). Deaf cultural capital and its conflicts with hearingculture: Navigational successes and failures. JADARA, 54(1), 15-30.

Recent Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • N/A

Recent Presentations

  • Koo, C. (2019, June). Social justice in classrooms – How do we get started as educators? Presented at National Deaf Education Conference (NDEC), Austin, TX.

Dissertation Focus

  • Language Deprivation/Delay and Deaf Mental Health