Jane A. Baran, PhD
Jane A. Baran, PhD is Professor Emerita in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her primary research and clinical interests are in the areas of (central) auditory processing disorders, auditory evoked potentials, and neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the auditory system. She is coauthor of three books, Neuroaudiology: Case Studies, The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology and Clinical Correlates, and Disorders of the Auditory System. 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 neuroanatomy 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), the 2001 Recipient of the Clinical Educators Award from the American Academy of Audiology, a 2005 Recipient of a Recognition Award for Special Contributions to Higher Education from ASHA, and the 2013 Recipient of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology Editors Award. 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.