Mary Guay


Dr. Guay is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Language and Literacy Department. Before earning her Ph.D., Dr. Guay spent 19 years working as a Speech/Language therapist, Reading Recovery teacher, and Title 1 Reading Teacher at an elementary school in a rural community in Wisconsin. Dr. Guay is interested in early reading/writing development and dyslexia. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in reading assessment and instruction, writing, and runs the Reading Clinic for the Language and Literacy Department. Dr. Guay is Program Coordinator for Literacies and Children’s Literacy focal area.

Areas of Expertise

  • Early Literacy
  • Reading and writing assessment and instruction
  • Dyslexia


  • Reading development
  • Dyslexia



  •  Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction, 2013
    University of Wisconsin- Madison


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Awards and Accolades

D. Keith Osborn Award for Teaching Excellence

University of Georgia