Ju-Lee A. Wolsey

Doctoral Candidate
Email: jwolsey@lamar.edu 

Hometown

  • London, Ontario, Canada

Current Employment

  • Research Assistant, C'nC Research Lab, Lamar University

Education

  • M.S. in Professional Studies (Project Management and Human Resource Development), Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006
  • M.R.C. in Rehabilitation Counseling, Bowling Green State University, 1996
  • B.S. in Psychology, Madonna University, 1995

Research Interests

  • Rehabilitation counseling, accessibility, advocacy, community outreach
  • Mentoring, training
  • Identity development, socio-emotional development of Deaf and DeafBlind individuals
  • Language development, language acquisition, American Sign Language (ASL)/English bilingualism
  • DeafBlind adults
  • Qualitative research

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Wolsey, J. A., Clark, M. D., & Andrews, J. F. (under review). ASL/English shared book reading: An exploratory intervention for signing deaf children.

  • Trahan, A. K., Wolsey, J. 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

    Wolsey, J. A. (2017). Perspectives and experiences of deafblind university students: A grounded theory approach. The Qualitative Review, 22(8), 2066-2089. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss8/1/ 

  • Hoffman, D., Wolsey, J. A., Andrews, J. F., & Clark, M. D. (2017). Translanguaging supports reading with deaf adult bilinguals: A qualitative approach. The Qualitative Review, 22(7), 1925-1944. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss7/12 

  • Wolsey, J. A., Misener Dunn, K., Gentzke, S. W., Joharchi, H. A., Clark, M. D. & the CSEDL Team. (2017). Deaf/hearing research partnerships. American Annals of the Deaf, 161(5), 571-582. doi:10.1353/aad.2017.0007 

  • Wolsey, J. A., Clark, M. D., van der Mark, L., & Suggs, C. (2016). Life scripts and life stories of oral deaf individuals. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. doi: 10.1007/s10882-016-9487-z

  • Wolsey, J. A., Dang, D., Jorharchi, 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

Recent Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Wolsey, J. A., Ackerman, J. M., & Clark, M. D. (2017, February). A deaf child’s intelligence is not limited. The Endeavor, 12-14. Retrieved from https://issuu.com/asdc/docs/asdcwinter2017hiresbleed2 

  • Wolsey, J. A., Pudans-Smith, K., and the Lamar University Cognition in Context (CnC) Team. (2016, March 7). Language production and perception: What every parent of a deaf child should know about language. ADVANCE for Speech and Hearing.

  • Clark, M. D., Galloza, A., Keith, C. L., Tibbitt, J. S., Wolsey, J. A., & Zimmerman, H. G. (2015, May 4). Eye gaze: Learning to look and looking to learn. ADVANCE for Speech and Hearing. 

Recent Presentations

  • Ackerman, J. M., Wolsey, J. A., & Clark, M. D. (2018, March). Your deaf child’s intelligence is not fixed. Poster presentation at the 17th annual meeting of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), Denver, CO.

  • Meek, D. R., Cue, K. R., & Wolsey, J. A. (2018, February). Experiences of doctoral deaf students participating in courses utilizing video conference via American Sign Language. Poster presentation at the 44th Annual International Association of College Educators–Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH) Conference, Tucson, AZ.

  • Wolsey, J. A., & Clark, M. D. (2018, February). The importance of mentoring to support deaf doctoral scholars and researchers to be successful in publishing. Poster presentation at the 44th Annual International Association of College Educators – Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH) Conference, Tucson, AZ.

  • Wolsey, J. A., Perrodin, M. L. & Ackerman, J. M. (2017, April). The importance of research lab mentorship and collaboration for deaf doctoral scholars. Panel discussion at the biennial pre-conference meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Austin, TX.

  • Wolsey, J. A., MacGlaughlin, H. L., & Meek, D. R. (2017, February). Deaf identity in a nutshell. Stage presentation at the 16th annual meeting of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), Atlanta, GA.

  • Wolsey, J. A. (2017, February). Perspectives and experiences of deafblind college students. Stage presentation at the 43rd annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), San Antonio, TX.

  • Wolsey, J. A., MacGlaughlin, H. L., & Meek, D. R. (2017, February). The importance of developing a strong and positive deaf identity in deaf children. Poster presentation at the 43rd annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), San Antonio, TX.

  • Hamilton, B. M., Clark, M.D., & Wolsey, J. A. (2017, February). ASL and English assessments and its role in early intervention for deaf children. Poster presentation at the 43rd annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), San Antonio, TX.

  • Lee, C., Wolsey, J. A., Kurz, C., & Mousley, K. (2016, February). The relationships between self-regulated learning strategies and mathematics performance in DHH students. Stage presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), New York, NY.

  • Wolsey, J. A., Dang, D., & Clark, M. D. (2016, February). Academic culture in Ph.D. programs: How to envision Ph.D. programs in non-R1 universities. Poster presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), New York, NY.

  • Wolsey, J. A., Misener Dunn, K., Gentzke, S. W., Joharchi, H. A., and the CSEDL Team (2016, February). Deaf/hearing research partnership. Poster presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), New York, NY.

  • Wolsey, J. A., Knight, T., Lee, C, Gentry, M. A., Smith, Z. Y., Musyoka, M. M., Clark, M. D., & Andrews, J. F. (2016, February). A mixed method picture of early reading in signing deaf children: Book reading, book retelling, and drawings. Poster presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (ACE-DHH), New York, NY.

  • Zimmerman, H.G., Wolsey, J. A., Tibbitt, J. S., Keith, C. L., & Clark, M. D. (2015, October). Eye gaze development in infants: Learning to look and looking to learn. Poster presentation delivered at the tth annual Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CGHH) Conference, Washington, DC.

  • Wolsey, J. A., & Clark, M. D. (2015, February). The impact of “communication” on the life scripts of deaf individuals who used spoken language. Poster presentation at the 41st annual meeting of the Association for College Educators-Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH), St. Louis, MO.

Dissertation Focus

  • Experiences and Perspectives of DeafBlind University Students