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Kara Hawthorne

Assistant Professor/Ph.D. Program Director

Human Services and Sciences

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  • HSL-714 Speech Science (2018/01)(01)
  • HSL-784 Research Methodology in HSLS (2018/02)(01)
  • HSL-794 Preparing a Resrch Proposal (2018/02)(01)
  • HSL-797 Thesis (2019/01)(01)
  • HSL-797 Thesis (2019/02)(02)
  • HSL-883 Research Project in Audiology (2019/02)(04)
  • HSL-883 Research Project in Audiology (2019/01)(05)
  • HSL-883 Research Project in Audiology (2020/01)(05)
  • HSL-883 Research Project in Audiology (2018/02)(05)
  • HSL-888 Advanced Research Design I (2019/02)(01)
  • HSL-889 Advanced Research Design II (2020/01)(01)
  • HSL-895 Special Topics (2019/01)(02)
  • HSL-885 Adv Topics: Language Science (2021/01)(01)
  • HSL-888 Advanced Research Design I (2021/01)(01)
  • HSL-892 Dissertation Seminar (2021/01)(01)
  • PhD Lab Rotation (2019/03)
  • PhD Lab Rotation (2019/02)
  • Speech Science Remediation (2018/02)
  • Audiology Research Project (2020/02)
  • Advising Load 2020/01: Total:8 Doctoral:8
  • Advising Load 2019/02: Total:9 Doctoral:9
  • Advising Load 2018/02: Total:11 Doctoral:11
  • Advising Load 2021/01: Total:10 Doctoral:10
  • Interpretation of ambiguous pronouns in adults with intellectual disabilities.
  • From sound to syntax: The prosodic bootstrapping of clauses
  • From pauses to clauses: Prosody facilitates learning of syntactic constituency
  • The acoustic salience of prosody trumps infants’ acquired knowledge of language-specific prosodic patterns
  • Prosody and the acquisition of hierarchical structure in toddlers and adults
  • Social Cues Modulate Cognitive Status of Discourse Referents.
  • Finding word boundaries in Indian English-accented speech
  • Testing the subject bias and effect of verb transitivity on pronoun interpretation in adults with intellectual disability
  • The effect of sentential context on phonetic categorization is modulated by talker accent and exposure
  • Prosody-driven syntax learning is robust to impoverished pitch and spectral cues
  • Speech-language pathologists and prosody: Clinical practices and barriers
  • Vocal emotion detection in cochlear implant users
  • Executive function, adaptive function, and language in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Are verbal or nonverbal abilities more related to prosody in adults with intellectual disability?
  • The prosodic abilities of individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Interactions between contextual and phonetic information in children and adults’ perception of non-native speech
  • A meta-analysis of prosody in intellectual disabilities
  • RECALL reading intervention for children with moderate to severe language delays
  • Sentential context effects on phonetic categorization in talkers with non-native and regional accents
  • Recognizing and using emotional and grammatical facial expressions in deaf children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Pronoun processing in adults with and without intellectual disabilities
  • A meta-analysis of prosody in autism, Williams syndrome, and Down syndrome
  • A prosody profile of Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Consistency of parents and speech-language pathologists in their reports of children with autism
  • Prosodic bootstrapping of syntax from cochlear implant-simulated speech
  • Top-down influence on phonetic categorization of native vs. non-native speech
  • SLPs and prosody: Knowledge, training, and clinical practices
  • Social cues modulate cognitive status of discourse referents
  • Effects of reduced medial consonant on the time-course of word recognition
  • How lexical competition unfolds in the recognition of reduced and unreduced word-medial stops
  • The impact of accented prosody on parsing speech
  • Visual cues to discourse reference: Narrator gaze affects pronoun resolution
  • Prosody bootstraps some hierarchically-organized structures better than others
  • Prosody as a cue to hierarchical structure for toddlers and adults
  • Young versus older infants use of prosody-like boundaries cues to locate musical phrases
  • The changing role of prosody in syntax acquisition across ages
  • The trans-linguistic robustness of prosodic cues in syntax acquisition
  • The prosodic bootstrapping of clauses: Is it language-specific?
  • Can infants use prosody to learn about syntax?
  • Absence of competition between word candidates
  • A meta-analysis of expressive prosody in cochlear implant users.
  • Prosody skills in adults with Down syndrome.
  • Sarcasm understanding in children and adults.
  • Faculty Development Grant- (Gallaudet University Faculty Development Committee)
  • Faculty Development Grant- (Gallaudet University Faculty Development Committee)
  • HILL Preschool Laboratory Program- (Robert M Hearin Foundation)
  • Shifting Perception: How Listeners Adapt to a Multi-Accented World- (Social Sciences and humanities Research Council of Canada)
  • HILL Preschool Laboratory Program- (Robert M Hearin Foundation)
  • “Hello??” versus “Hello!”: How youth with Williams syndrome use prosody to communicate- (Autour des Williams and Federation Williams France)
  • Sierra Quimby-Speech-Language Pathology (Masters) 2018/02-2019/02
  • Leah Carson-Speech-Language Pathology (Masters) 2018/02-2019/02
  • Kelsey Uguccioni-Audiology (Clinical doctorate) 2018/01-2019/02
  • Jeff Cooper-Ph.D. in HSLS (Doctoral) 2019/02
  • Rebekah Bosley-Speech-Language Pathology (U Mississippi) (Masters) 2017/01-2018/02
  • Alexis Zosel-Speech-Language Pathology (U Mississippi) (Honors) 2017/01-2018/02
  • Emma Kate Thome-Speech-Language Pathology (U Mississippi) (Masters) 2018/01-2019/02
  • Logan Kingry-Speech-Language Pathology (U Mississippi) (Honors) 2018/01-2019/02
  • Sarah Fischer-Speech-Language Pathology (U Mississippi) (Honors) 2015/02-2017/02
  • Brittany Nielsen-Ph.D. in Psychology (U Mississippi) (Doctoral) 2016/01-2017/02
  • PhD Program Director 2019/02
  • Curriculum Committee 2019/02
  • Mentorship Committee -- Writing 2019/02-2020/01
  • Speech-Language Pathology Faculty Search Committee 2019/02-2020/01
  • Audiology Faculty Search Committee 2019/01-2019/02
  • Interim PhD Program Director 2018/02-2018/02
  • PhD Advisory Committee 2018/01
  • Institutional Review Board 2021/01
  • Fulbright Committee 2020/03-2021/01
  • New Faculty Mentor 2021/01
  • Reviewer: Child Development, Cognition, CogSci Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Psychology, International Conference on Infant Studies, International Language Learning and Development, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Journal of Communication Disorders, Journal of Memory and Language, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, National Science Foundation 2018/01
  • Review Editor: Frontiers in Psychology 2019/02
  • ASL, levels 1-6 2018/01-2019/02
  • Individual ASL support 2018/02
  • Bilingual Approach Seminar - 1 2019/03-2019/03
  • Diversity and Trauma-Informed Teaching workshop 2019/03-2019/03
  • Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop 2019/03-2019/03
  • Blackboard Ultra training 2019/03-2019/03
  • ASL - CBO advanced class 2021/01-2021/01
  • 2021 ASHA Teaching Symposium 2020/02-2020/02
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: August 2018-PRESENT
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