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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. (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.