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speech educator

Mary Jane Collins, American speech educator. National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow, 1978-1980, grantee; Deafness Research Foundation grantee, 1982-1986; recipient Beltone Distinguished Teacher of Audiology, Beltone, Inc., 1987. Fellow American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; member Acoustical Society of America.


Collins, Mary Jane was born on October 17, 1940 in Miami, Florida, United States. Daughter of William S. and Gracie Lee (Starling) Collins.


Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1961. Master of Science, Vanderbilt University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1970.


Faculty Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1970-1972. Acting chief audiology Veterans Administration Hospital, 1970-1972. Faculty University Wisconsin, Madison, 1972-1973, Tennessee State University, Nashville, 1973-1977.

Research associate Graduate School, City University of New York, 1977-1980. Faculty University Iowa, Iowa City, 1980-1985. Professor speech and hearing, chair Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, since 1985.

Adjunct faculty Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, since 1976.


Fellow American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Member Acoustical Society of America.


William S. Collins

Gracie Lee (Starling) Collins