Nina Kraus, Ph.D.

Nina Kraus, Ph.D., serves on the Research Committee of the American Hearing Research Foundation.

Dr. Kraus is currently a Professor of Speech, Communication Sciences and Disorders; Neurobiology and Physiology at Northwestern University. Her primary interest is in understanding neurobiologic processes underlying speech-sound perception and learning-associated brain plasticity. Some of her research studies include Speech Perception and Learning Problems, Perceptual Learning and Brain Plasticity, Central Auditory Speech Representation and Peripheral Hearing Impairment, Representation of Speech in the Auditory CNS, Speech-Sound Perception in Noise, and Left-Brain Specialization for Speech.

Dr. Kraus holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She has published numerous scientific articles and has been a presenter at many conferences.