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Celebrating Dr. Nina Kraus



Celebrating Dr. Nina Kraus

Indeed, an amazing person, Canadian Audiologist is proud to be able to recognize Dr Nina Kraus. We have gathered a group of articles written by Nina’s colleagues and former post-docs and students. They reflect her vibrant nature and the impact she has had on understanding the mechanisms that underlie clinical impairments and expertise in auditory function.

Setting a Great Example

Samira Anderson outlines how Nina’s work as a teacher and researcher has impacted students and colleagues and Samira herself.

Memories of Times Past

As some of the first to have worked in Nina’s lab at Northwestern, Trent and Anu reminisce about those earliest, seminal, foundational years which shaped all that came later.

Life Lessons

In the past 10 years since earning her PhD in Auditory Neuroscience Jane fondly reflects on the lessons I learned from her advisor, Dr. Nina Kraus.

Listening, Learning and the Brain of Nina Kraus

Gabriella Musacchia explains how one of Nina’s enduring legacies is striving to create an educational environment that feels like family and how she inspired generations of scientists to move hearing science forward and nurture the visionaries and leaders of tomorrow.

The Dynamic Range of Nina Kraus

Through her research and mentorship, Nina has made a lasting impact on our field and our understanding of the neurophysiological basis of speech perception. Erika’s writes how it has been an honor to be part of her “we” for the last 18+ years.

Sound Impressions. Sound Guidance.

Ann Bradlow details how Nina’s research group created a sense of endless possibility and how she was lucky enough to enjoy this wonder for three years which turned out to be a pivotal point in her career as a linguist and speech scientist.

Nina Kraus and the Art of Mentorship

Nina’s mentorship is the crucial component for how her group has maintained such incredible productivity throughout her career. This brief paper will reflect on observations accumulated during the authors’ tenure in the Auditory Neuroscience Lab.


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