Meghan Clayards (she/her)

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics
Regular Member, CRBLM

Meghan Clayards (she/her)
Contact Information

1085 Dr. Penfield, Room #201
Montréal, QC


Email address: 
meghan.clayards [at]
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Office hours: 

Summer/22 | By appointment 


PhD, University of Rochester

Areas of expertise: 

Phonetics, Speech Perception.

Selected publications: 

Clayards, M. (accepted) Individual talker and token variability in multiple cues to stop voicing. Phonetica.

Clayards, M., Niebuhr, O., Gaskell, M.G. (2015) The time-course of auditory and language-specific mechanisms in compensation for sibilant assimilation. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 77:1, 311-328. doi: 10.3758/s13414-014-0750-z.

Clayards, M, Tanenhaus, M.K., Aslin, R.N., Jacobs, R.A (2008) Perception of speech reflects optimal use of probabilistic speech cues. Cognition, 108(3), 804-809.

What makes a good listener: Individual differences in speech perception and their implications; SSHRC Insight Grant; Meghan Clayards (PI); 2016-2020

Breaking into the Acoustic Stream: The role of allophonic patterns in processing language: SSHRC Insight Grant; Michael Wagner (PI) & Meghan Clayards;  2014-2017   

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