Mabel Rice

Resources for Graduate Students and Postdocs


Barlow's graduate students

The Life Span Institute (LSI), as the largest of the University of Kansas designated research centers, is central to training the next generation of researchers, educators and practitioners in the behavioral sciences and related disciplines, and to ensure the vitality and standing of the research mission of the University.

The Life Span Institute sponsors two affiliated multidisciplinary graduate/doctoral programs with combined enrollment of 10, several pre- and post-doctoral training programs that currently support 30 trainees, as well as 75 graduate research assistants.

For more information, KU Research and Graduate Studies:

Life Span Institute degree-granting programs


Child Language Doctoral Program

Gerontology Graduate Program

Current pre- and post-doctoral training programs


Postdoctoral Training in Translational Research on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Training Researchers in Language Impairments (Pre-Doctoral)

Director: Mabel Rice, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health

Post-Doctoral Leadership Training Program in Intervention Research for Culturally/Linguistically
Diverse Students with Disabilities

Director: Charles R. Greenwood, Ph.D.
U.S. Department of Education

Augmentative and Alternative Communication in the Schools - Leadership and Access (pre-doctoral)

Director: Jane Wegner, Ph.D.
U.S. Department of Education


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