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Kathryn Crowe is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Iceland, and holds adjunct positions with the  Center for Education Research Partnerships (National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology) and the School of Teacher Education, Charles Sturt University. She has worked as a speech pathologist, academic, and researcher in a range of early childhood, school-aged, and tertiary settings. Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Speech Pathology and Bachelor of Arts, majoring in linguistics, a Master of Special Education (Sensory Disability), and a PhD, as well as Diploma in Auslan/English interpreting. She is a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship awardee (2016-2017), University of Iceland Postdoctoral Awardee (2019-2021), and a member of the International Expert Panel on Multilingual Children’s Speech. Kathryn is associate editor of the journal Speech, Language and Hearing.

Kathryn’s research has focused on cultural and linguistic diversity in children with hearing loss and their families and she has worked closely with Professor Sharynne McLeod and Professor Marc Marschark. Kathryn’s current work is exploring linguistic and cognitive factors which inform how we teach DHH learners. She is currently involved with projects examining semantic skills, speech and sign intelligibility, categorization, vision loss, dual sensory loss, and interventions. Her other areas of research interest include speech acquisition in typically hearing children, the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF), and professional practice.

Education/Academic qualification

Special Education, MSpEd(Sensory Disability), University of Newcastle

Award Date: 01 May 2015

Speech Pathology, PhD, Charles Sturt University

Award Date: 01 Dec 2013

Interpreting, DipInterp(Auslan/English)

Award Date: 01 May 2005

Linguistics, BA, University of Newcastle

Award Date: 01 May 2002

Speech Pathology, BSpPath(Hons), University of Newcastle

Award Date: 01 May 2001

External positions

Researcher, University of Iceland

2019 → …

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Copenhagen


Postdoctoral Scholar, Rochester Institute of Technology


Research Speech Pathologist, National Acoustic Laboratories


Speech Pathologist, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children


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Research Output

Inferencing Abilities of Deaf College Students: Foundations and Implications for Metaphor Comprehension and Theory of Mind

Edwards, L., Marschark, M., Kronenberger, W. G., Crowe, K. & Walton, D., 11 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Intelligibility in Context Scale: Sensitivity and specificity in the Jamaican context

    Leon, M., Washington, K. N., Fritz, K., Leon, M., Basinger, M. & Crowe, K., 28 May 2020, In : Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The recovery rate of early stuttering

    Einarsdóttir, J. T., Crowe, K., Kristinsson, S. H. & Másdóttir, T., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Fluency Disorders. 64, p. 1-16 16 p., 105764.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Waiting list management strategies for speech pathologists: Summary of evidence

    McGill, N., McLeod, S., Crowe, K. & Hopf, S., May 2020.

    Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)


  • Dean's Medal

    Crowe, Kate (Recipient), 2001

    Prize: Award

  • J. & E. Fenwick Prize

    Crowe, Kate (Recipient), 2002


  • Activities

    • 1 Workshop/course/forum

    International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference

    Karla N. Washington (Participant), Sharynne McLeod (Participant), Hubert Devonish (Participant) & Kate Crowe (Participant)

    17 Jun 2016

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    Press / Media

    US Fulbright scholarship opens eyes and ears for CSU researcher

    Kathryn Crowe


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    Act for those with communication disorders: CSU academic

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    Kate named Fulbright Scholar

    Kate Crowe


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    CSU researcher named Fulbright Scholar

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