Disorders at Dalhousie University. Her previous university administrative positions include Vice Rector (International and Governmental Relations) at the Université de Montréal, the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Associate Provost (Academic Programs) at McGill University. She has served as President of the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies, a member of the University Advisory Group at Industry Canada, and as a board member for the Council of Graduate Schools (USA). Dr. Crago is presently on the boards of World Learning as well as the Carbon Capture and Storage Research Consortium of Nova Scotia and the Advisory Councils of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans of Canada and the National Research Council-Institute of Marine Biosciences. At Dalhousie University, she chairs a variety of research institutes governing councils and committees. Martha Crago is an active member of the Vice Presidents (Research) of the G13 research intense universities of Canada, and the Vice Presidents (Research) Group of the Association of Atlantic Universities.
Dr. Crago has been an active researcher in language acquisition. She has published her research extensively in scientific journals and books and is the Editor-in-Chief of Applied Psycholinguistics published by Cambridge University Press. She presently serves as Vice President of the International Association for the Study of Child Language. Dr. Crago was named Chevalier in l’ordre des Palmes academiques by the government of France in 2009.