Professor Ulrike Zeshan

Ulrike is Professor of Sign Language Linguistics and Co-Director of the International Institute for Sign Languages and Deaf Studies (iSLanDS). Her team has pioneered research in the comparative study of sign languages worldwide, and in the multilingualism of deaf sign language users. Ulrike is also Co-Director of the transdisciplinary Institute of Citizenship, Society and Change. She is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and has been awarded an Honorary OBE.