Dr. M. Diane Clark

Department of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Lamar University, USA




1985 Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro, USA

1977 M.Sc., Marshall University, USA

1975 B.Sc., Shippensburg State College, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Gietz, M. R., Andrews, J. F., & Clark, M. D. (2020). ASL stories with handshape rhyme: An exploratory intervention to support English Vocabulary with signing readers. Archives of Psychology, (4), 1-24.
  2. Hamilton, B. and Clark, M. (2020) The Deaf Mentor Program: Benefits to Families. Psychology, 11, 713-736. doi: 10.4236/psych.2020.115049
  3. Clark, M. D., Baker, S., & Simms, L. (2019). A culture of assessment: A bioecological systems approach for early and continuous assessment of deaf infants and children. Psychology in the Schools. 57. 443-458.
  4. Neild, R., & Diane Clark, M. Assessment in deaf education: Perspectives and experiences linking it all together. Psychology in the Schools. 57. 325-330. http://
  5. Pudans-Smith, K. K., Cue, K. R., Wolsey, J. A., & Clark, M. D. (2019). To Deaf or not to deaf: That is the question. Psychology, 10, 2091-2114.
  6. Alofi, A. S., Clark, M. D., Marchut, A. E. (2019). Life stories of Saudi deaf individuals. Psychology, 10, 1506-1525. doi: 10.4236/psych.2019.1011099
  7. Cue, K. R., Pudans-Smith, K. K., Wolsey, J. L. A., Wright, S. J., & Clark, M. D. (2019). The Odyssey of Deaf Epistemology: A Search for Meaning-Making. American Annals of the Deaf, 164(3), 395-422.
    DOI: 10.1353/aad.2019.0017
  8. Marchut, A. E., Musyoka, M. M., & Clark, M. D. (2019). It’s More than Just Interpreting: Educational Interpreting Interns’ Experiences in Rural Settings. Psychology, 10(07), 1003.
  9. Landa, R. L., & Clark, M. D. (2019). L2/Ln sign language tests and assessments procedures and evaluation. Psychology, 10, 181-198.
  10. Ackerman, J. M., Wolsey, J. A. & Clark, M. D. (2018). Locations of L2/Ln sign language pedagogy. Creative Education, 9, 2037-2058.
  11. Clark, M. D., & Lee, C. M. (2018). Culture in L2/Ln sign language pedagogy. Creative Education, 9, 1897-1909.
  12. Landa, R. L., & Clark, M. D. (2018). Effective assessments for interpreter education programs to increase pass rates for certification. Psychology, 9, 340-347.
  13. Wolsey, J. A., Clark, M. D., & Andrews, J. F. (2018). ASL/English shared book reading: An exploratory intervention for signing deaf children. Bilingual Research Journal.
  14. Trahan, A. K., Wolsey, JJ. A., & Clark, M. D. (2018). Experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse parents with deaf children during the individualized educational plan process. Psychology, 9(3), 427-459.doi:10.4236/psych.2018.93027
  15. Zalewski, C. K., Ackley, R. S., McCaslin, D. L., Clark, M. D., & Brewer, C. C. (2018) Examination of utricular response using oVEMP and unilateral centrifugation rotation testing. Ear and Hearing. Doi:10.1097/AUD.0000000000000552
  16. Braun, D. C., Clark, M. D., Marchut, A. E., Solomon, C. M., Majocha, M., Davenport, Z., Kushalnagar, R. S., Listman, J., Hauser, P. C., & Gormally, C. (2018). Welcoming deaf students into STEM: Recommendations for University Science Education. CBE-Life Science Education, 17es10, 1-8. doi:10.1187/cbe.17-05-0081
  17. Wolsey, J. L. A., Clark, M. D., van der Mark, L., & Suggs, C. (2017). Life scripts and life stories of oral deaf individuals. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 29(1), 77-103.
  18. Wolsey, J. L. A., Dunn, K. M., Gentzke, S. W., Joharchi, H. A., Clark, M. D., & CSEDL Team. (2017). Deaf/hearing research partnerships. American Annals of the Deaf, 161(5), 571-582.
  19. Alomary, B. A., Nunn, C. I., White, B. J., Williams, S. L., & Clark, M. D. (2017) Teachers, are they really needed? Creative Education, 8, 2164-2176.
  20. Clark, M. D., Sweeten, M., DeMeyer, S., & Pezzarossi, C. K. (2017). Are Deaf dating scripts really different from those of their hearing peers? Sexuality and Culture. 22, 577-592.
  21. Hoffman, D. L., Wolsey, J. A. Andrews, J. F., & Clark, M. D. (2017). Translanguaging supports reading with deaf adult bilinguals: A qualitative approach. The Qualitative Report, 22(7), 1925-1944.
  22. Braun, D. C., Gormally, C., & Clark, M. D. (2017) The deaf mentoring survey: A community cultural wealth framework for measuring mentoring effectiveness with underrepresented students. CBE—Life Science Education, 16(ar10), 1-14. doi:10.1187/cbe.15-07-0155
  23. Andrews, J. F., Hamilton, B., Misener Dunn, K. & Clark, M. D. (2016) Early reading for young deaf and hard of hearing children: Alternative frameworks. Psychology, 7, doi: 10.4236/pscyh.2016.74052
  24. Carroll, M. H., Rosenstein, J. E., Foubert, J. D., Clark, M. D., & Korenman, L. M. (2016). Rape Myth acceptance: A comparison of military service academy and civilian fraternity and sorority students. Military Psychology.
  25. Wolsey, J. A., Dang, D., Joharchi, H. A., & Clark, M. D. (2015). Administrators’ reports of school context in the Early Education Longitudinal Study (EELS). Psychology, 6, 2103-2112. doi: 10.4236/psych.2015.616206
  26. Musyoka, M. M. & Clark, M. D. (2015). Teachers’ Perceptions of Individualized Education Program (IEP) Goals and Related Services. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 11.

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