Kate E. Reynolds, Ph.D.

Dr. Kate ReynoldsAssociate Professor
Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 


Office:  305-A Bicentennial Education Center
Phone: 504-280-7162 
Email: kate.reynolds@uno.edu


Educational Background:
Ph.D., Special Education, University of Southern Mississippi, 1984
M.Ed., Deaf Education and Special Education (double major), McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, 1975
B.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1974

Dr. Kate Reynolds was the coordinator of UNO’s Program in Deaf Education from 1990 until it closed in 2014. She currently teaches introductory core ‘EDUC’ courses offered by the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education. She also teaches 3 levels of Sign Language and a graduate course in Action Research.

Her interests include infants and toddlers who are deaf/hard of hearing, audiology and aural habilitation, distance learning techniques, and professional collaboration with domestic and international colleagues. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Bright School for the Deaf in New Orleans and the Executive Board of the International Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH) in all positions including President of the organization. Additionally, she was the Local Arrangements Chair for the 2009 and 2001 international ACE-DHH conferences held in New Orleans, and will be working on the 2018 ACE/DHH Conference to be held in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Reynolds developed the first website for the former College of Education and is responsible for updating the current website for the CISE department

International Presentations:

Speaker, R., Gruber, S., & Reynolds, K. 19th Annual International Conference on Education. New Orleans Ten Years After the Storm: Higher Education in the Aftermath of Policy, Economic, and Natural Disasters. (May 2017). Athens, Greece

Reynolds, K. ED-MEDIA 2014-- World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2014. Providing complete language accessibility for students who are deaf or hard of hearing in the synchronous online classroom. (June 2014). Tampere, Finland

Speaker, R., Reynolds, K., Parker, H., Adleman-Cannon, L., Anders, S., & Speaker, P.  4th Paris International Conference on Education, Economy & Society Six years of issues in rebuilding New Orleans schools: Initial phases and long-term problems from lived experiences. (July 2012). Paris, France


Reynolds, K.E., Richburg, C.M., Klein, D.H., & Parfitt, M. (2014). Children with audiological needs: From identification to aural rehabilitation. Hillsboro, OR: Butte Publications, Inc.

External Links

National Deaf Education Network
Association Of College Educators - Deaf & Hard of Hearing