Meghan Clayards, Ph.D.

Academic title(s): 

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




Meghan Clayards, Ph.D.
Contact Information
Email address: 
meghan.clayards [at]

BSc Linguistics, University of Victoria
MA Cognitive Science, University of Rochester
PhD Cognitive Science, University of Rochester

Research areas: 
Bilingual learners and speakers
Healthy adults
Typically-developing infants and children
Current research: 

Dr. Clayards' research investigates phonetic variability - how pronunciations change from instance to instance - and how this shapes speech perception. She is also interested in how listeners and learners adapt to the phonetic patterns of their linguistic environment and how individuals differ in patterns of production, perception and learning.

Selected publications: 
Core and Clinical Faculty
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