Jane A. Baran, PhD
Jane A. Baran, PhD is Professor and Chair in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her primary research and clinical interests have been in the areas of (central) auditory processing disorders, auditory evoked potentials, and neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the auditory system. She is coauthor of two books, Neuroaudiology: Case Studies and The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology and Clinical Correlates. In addition, she has authored or co-authored a number of journal articles and book chapters in the areas of normal and disordered auditory processing, language processing, auditory evoked potentials, and auditory neuroantomy and neurophysiology. She has presented numerous research papers and educational workshops at regional, national and internationals meetings. Dr. Baran is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the 2001 Recipient of the Clinical Educators Award from the AAA, and a 2005 Recipient of a Recognition Award for Special Contributions to Higher Education from ASHA. She also is one of a select group of scholars to receive the Carnegie National Scholar Fellowship Award from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.