Jane A. Baran
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 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, Neurology: Case Studies; The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology and Clinical Correlates; and Disorders of the Auditory System. In addition, she has authored or coauthored a number of journal articles and book chapters in these areas, and she is a frequent presenter on these topics at regional, national, and international meetings and conferences. Baran is a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the American Academy of Audiology (Academy), the 2002 recipient of the Clinical Educator Award from the Academy and a 2005 recipient of the Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Higher Education from ASHA. She is also one of a select group of scholars to receive a Pew National Fellowship Award from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.