Teresa Pitts

Teresa Pitts, PhD

Department Chair and Associate Professor and Dalton Cardiovascular Center Investigator

Research interests:

  • Swallowing and airway protection
  • Disordered swallow (dysphagia) and cough (dystussia)
  • Therapies to extend quality of life of persons living with neuromuscular diseases

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Roxana Botezatu

Roxana Botezatu, PhD

Assistant Professor and Bilingualism and Aphasia Lab

Research interests:

  • Dynamics of spoken and written word recognition
  • The relationship between language production and comprehension
  • Error monitoring in speech production
  • Bidirectional cross-linguistic transfer
  • Desirable difficulties in language learning and rehabilitation

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Robin Karlin

Robin Karlin, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research interests:

  • Speech timing, from how it is represented to how it is implemented by the motor control system
  • How the cerebellum contributes to accurate speech timing
  • Neuroscience

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Elizabeth Kelley

Elizabeth Kelley, PhD, CCC-SLP

Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor

Early Childhood Language and Literacy Lab

Research interests:

  • Effective intervention to improve language and literacy skills in children
  • Vocabulary learning in children
  • Effective interventions to improve language and literacy skills in children

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Stephanie Knollhoff

Stephanie Knollhoff, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor and Director of Swallowing and Communication Physiology Exploration Lab (SCoPE)

Research interests:

  • Cancer-related communication, swallowing, and feeding
  • Dysphagia education for current and future professionals

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Carrie Larson

Caroline (Carrie) Larson, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor and Director of Larson Language and Cognition Lab

Research interests:

  • Developmental language disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Language
  • Cognition
  • Neural Function

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Laura Morett

Laura Morett, PhD

Assistant Professor and Director of Neuroscience of Education Research on Development Lab

Research interests:

  • Language acquisition and processing
  • Gesture
  • Cognition
  • Neuroscience
  • Sign language
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Nicholas Smith

Nicholas Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor and Director of Perception, Communication and Development Lab

Research interests:

  • Infant and child development
  • Perceptual, cognitive and neural processes underlying the perception of complex auditory patterns
  • Speech production and perception in the context of caregiver-child interaction
  • Music perception

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