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Dr. Mary Fagan

Assistant Professor
Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Communications Sciences and Disorders
Expertise: Infant Vocalization; Speech Development; Mother-Infant Interactions; Vocabulary Acquisition; Hearing Infants; Cochlear Implants
San Diego State University, Bachelor of Arts
San Diego State University, Master of Arts
University of Missouri, Ph.D.



Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Fagan, M. K. & Doveikis, K. N. (2017). Ordinary interactions challenge proposals that maternal verbal responses shape infant vocal development. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 2819-2827.
Fagan, M. K. (2016). Spoken vocabulary development in deaf children with and without cochlear implants. In M. Marschark & P. E. Spencer (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of deaf studies in language (pp. 132-145). New York: Oxford University Press.
Fagan, M. K. (2015). Why repetition? Repetitive babbling, auditory feedback, and cochlear implantation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 137, 125-136.
Fagan, M. K. (2015). Cochlear implantation at 12 months: Benefits and limitations for vocabulary development. Cochlear Implants International, 16, 24-31.
Fagan, M. K. (2014). Frequency of vocalization before and after cochlear implantation: Dynamic effect of auditory feedback on infant behavior. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 126, 328-338.
Fagan, M. K., Bergeson, T. R., & Morris, K. J. (2014). Synchrony, complexity and directiveness in mothers' interactions with infants pre- and post-cochlear implantation. Infant Behavior and Development, 37, 249-257.