Edward Bart

Doctoral Graduate - May 2023
Email: ebart@lamar.edu


  • Plano, Texas

Current Employment

  • ASL Teacher and World Languages Department Chair, Lovejoy High School, Lucas, Texas


  • Ed.D., Lamar University, 2023
  • M.A. in English, University of Texas at Arlington, 2015
  • B.A. in English, University of Texas at Arlington, 2004

Research Interests

  • ASL Literature
  • ASL Literacy
  • Representation of Deaf Characters in Media

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Wright, S. J., Lawyer, G. & Bart, E. (2022). Decision-making in the era of post-modern audism. Examining the colonizing normate. Who decides? Power, disability, and educational administration. In O'Brien, C., Black, W., & Danzig, A. Information Age Publishing. 

Recent Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Bart, E. H., IV, Boland, A.S., Shelton, S., & Del Rosso, T. (2022). TRUE BIZ DEAF: An exploration on how Deaf creators use TikTok. In J.H. Lipschultz, K. Freberg, & R. Luttrell (Eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Computer-Mediated Communication and Social Media, (pp. 341-357). Emerald Publishing, Ltd.

Recent Presentations

  • Lawyer, G., Wright, S. J., Bart, E. H., IV (2021, April). Redrawing the boundaries of audism. [paper presentation] Deaf Lives 360⁰, Deaf Studies Today! Virtual conference. 

  • Bart, E. H., IV. (2021, April). Seeing the problem: Analyzing representation of Deaf people and American Sign Language in mainstream media. [paper presentation] American Educational Research Association. Virtual conference. https://tinyurl.com/yy9ybnpu 

  • Bart, E. & Wright, S. J. (2020, February). Deaf, Deaf have?: Developing a criteria for evaluating Deaf representation in mainstream film and television. Lecture presentation presented at American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

  • ASL Phonology and Dyslexia. Texas ASL Educators Workshop, July 2019

  • Trends in Media Representation of Deaf Characters: A Case Study. Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, February 2019

  • Understanding When They Understand: Expanding Effectively & Efficiently. Collin College Interpreter Training Workshop, April 2018

  • Perspectives Unit Plan: New Ways of Looking at the Deaf Texas ASL Educators. Teachers Share Workshop, July 2017

Dissertation Focus

  • Does Hearing Media Produce Audist Representation of Deaf Characters?: An Ethnographic Content Analysis of Deaf Characters in Television.