Sue Livingston

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Room: M-Building, M-204
Phone: (718) 482-5940

Monday- Thursday  9 a.m.- 5 p.m.


  • Ph.D., New York University
  • M.A., New York University
  • B.A., New York University

Sue Livingston Faculty Photo
Sue Livingston

Areas of Expertise or Research

  • Applied linguistics
  • Language and literacy development in Deaf students


Sue Livingston holds a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from New York University and has taught elementary through college-aged Deaf students for more than 40 years. She has also been a teacher-trainer at New York University and a literacy consultant for several schools for Deaf students in New York City. Currently, she teaches Freshman Composition, Writing Through Literature and Reading the Biography courses to classes made up exclusively of Deaf students. Her publications include Rethinking the Education of Deaf Students (Heinemann), Working Text: Teaching Deaf and Second-Language Students to Be Better Writers (Gallaudet University Press) and Working Text: X-Word Grammar and Writing Activities for Students (Gallaudet University Press) as well as articles in Sign Language Studies, American Annals of the Deaf, The Journal of Post-Secondary Education and Disability and English Language Teaching.