University Consortium Member
Mary V. Compton, Ed,D., CCC/SLP
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Dr. Mary V. Compton is an Associate professor in the Department of Specialized Education Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She holds degrees from Greensboro College, UNCG, Smith College and the University of Virginia. She has over 35 years experience in working with children, youth and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Dr. Compton’s educational background and experience feature her preparation and teaching in spoken language and listening as well as in sign language public school and residential settings. Dr. Compton’s professional experience includes developing undergraduate professional preparation programs, conducting research, and designing instruction. A licensed and ASHA- certified speech-language pathologist, Dr. Compton has considerable experience as a supervisor of undergraduate and graduate level students in deaf education, speech pathology and audiology.
Dr. Compton has given over one hundred presentations at a variety of conferences and workshops and she has published over twelve articles in scholarly and practitioner journals. She has secured over 6 million dollars in external funding for personnal preparation of early interventionists, teachers and educational interpreters. Dr. Compton’s research interests focus on preparing professionals to serve young and school age children who are deaf or hard of hearing, itinerant collaborative consultation/teaching and communication rehabilitation of late deafened adults with cochlear implabts.