Pélagie Beeson, Associate 
Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing, University of ArizonaPélagie Beeson, Associate Professor, Speech, Language, and 
Hearing, University of Arizona

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Pelagie Beeson
Pélagie M. Beeson, Ph.D.
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Department of Neurology

Room 308
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Building [map]
520 621-9879 (office)
520-621-9901 (fax)

Biographical Information

Pélagie (Pagie) Beeson is Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, with a joint appointment in the Department of Neurology. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Kansas, and her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona . Her research interests include the study of the language and cognition in healthy adults and those with acquired neurogenic communication disorders.  In particular, Dr. Beeson studies the cognitive processes and neural substrates that support spoken and written language, and the nature and treatment of language impairments associated with stroke and progressive neurological disease. Dr. Beeson's behavioral research is complemented neuroimaging studies that examine lesion location and brain activation during language tasks using functional magnetic resonance imaging. In addition to classroom teaching, Dr. Beeson works with students in the context of independent studies, directing master's theses and doctoral dissertations.

Dr. Beeson is a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and former chair of the ASHA Special Interest Division 2: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders. She has also served on the governing board of the Academy for Neurological Communication Disorders and Sciences, and is an active member of the International Neuropsychological Society.

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