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 intervention for signing deaf children.

  • 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). Your deaf child’s intelligence is not fixed. The Endeavor.

  • 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

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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