Paula Berwanger

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Paula Berwanger

Lecturer, American Sign Language

Linguistics, 421 Lorch Hall-1220

Office Location(s): 1612 East Quad
Phone: 734.615.3695
pberwang@umich.edu

  • Fields of Study
    • American Sign Language
  • About

    Paula Berwanger is a Lecturer IV in the Residential College who specializes in American Sign Language and Deaf Culture. She has been teaching American Sign Language and Deaf Culture at the University of Michigan since establishing the ASL Program for undergraduate language study in the College of LSA in 1999. She is also the coordinator of ASL placement evaluation for the placement of incoming students in ASL classes. Her research interests are in the areas of adult second-language learning of ASL by English speakers and language assessment. She has conducted numerous seminars and workshops related to teaching and learning American Sign Language for students, interpreters, and teachers of ASL.

  • Education
    • M.A., Wayne State University