- Nadine Mathis Basha Professor in Early Childhood, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
- Affiliated Faculty, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Dr. Jeanne Wilcox is certified speech-language pathologist and the Nadine Mathis Basha Professor in Early Childhood in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and an affiliated professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at Arizona State University. Her research laboratory, the Infant Child Research Laboratory Programs is focused on developing and testing interventions to improve young childrens learning and developmental outcome. Her research activities are centered around three applied research themes including: development of innovative approaches to early care and education interventions for vulnerable infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, preschool curriculum efficacy research in actual practice settings, and professional development for the early childhood workforce. Her work is funded by the USDOE Institute for Education Sciences and the Office of Special Education Programs, as well as HHS. She is internationally recognized for her work and has an extensive record of publications and has been an invited speaker at numerous state, national, and international meetings and conferences. She is also a Fellow and has been awarded the Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
More recently, her research has expanded to promoting college access and success for underrepresented groups, including first generation students. This work is support by a First in the World grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement.
- PhD, Communications Sciences and Disorders, University of Memphis, 1979
- MA, Communications Sciences and Disorders, University of Memphis, 1976
- BA, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Kansas State University, 1974