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Mary Guay

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Language and Literacy Education

  • Program Coordinator, Literacies and Children's Literature Programs

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Contact Information

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Office Location

Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

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

Research Interests

  • Reading development
  • Dyslexia

Programs of Study


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.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction University of Wisconsin- Madison 2013

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2016-17 D. Keith Osborn Award for Teaching Excellence University of Georgia