Kelly Lamar Crain, PhD
Kelly Lamar Crain, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Aural Habilitation: Deaf Education at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Dr. Crain earned a bachelor's degree in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Southern Mississippi, and master's and doctoral degrees in Deaf Education from Gallaudet University. He became interested in Cued Speech while studying at Gallaudet and completed his doctoral dissertation on the effects of cueing on deaf readers' phonological awareness. Dr. Crain is also a licensed and certified teacher of students who are deaf and hard of hearing, a qualified educational interpreter, and a certified Cued Speech instructor.