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Karen Iler Kirk

Adjunct Professor Otolaryngology
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor Speech and Hearing Sciences
Phone: (317) 274-8465


  • Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1991

Professional Experience

  • Morkovin Fellow, University of Southern California, 1986-87

Research Interests

Speech perception and production

  • Speech perception and speech production by children and adults with profound hearing loss
  • Spoken word recognition and lexical access
  • Perceptual learning
  • Cochlear implants

Dissertation Committee Service

Bold student names indicate a cognitive science standalone student.

Author Dissertation Title Committee
Cleary, M. Perception of Talker Differences in Normal-Hearning Children and Hearing-Impaired Children with Cochlear Implants (February 2003) Pisoni, D. B. (Co-Chair), Kirk, K. I., Kewley-Port, D. (Co-Chair), Busey, T. A.