Academic Faculty


Valter Ciocca, Ph.D.
Auditory scene analysis; auditory grouping of speech and non-speech sounds; perception and production of normal and disordered speech

Associate Professors

Paola Colozzo, Ph.D.
Developmental language disorders; autism; language and cognition; discourse, assessment and intervention for children with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Anthony Herdman, Ph.D.
Audiology; visual perceptions, attention, language and memory

Lorienne M. Jenstad, Ph.D.
Audiology; hearing aids and amplification; auditory aging

Stefka H. Marinova-Todd , ED.D.
Second language acquisition; language development and language learning difficulties of bilingual children

Navid Shahnaz, Ph.D.
Diagnostic audiology, including multifrequency tympanometry and acoustic reflex studies in adults and newborns

Jeff Small, Ph.D. (School Director)
Acquired language disorders, including dementia and aphasia; adult language processing/psycholinguistics

Susan Small, Ph.D.
Pediatric audiology

Assistant Professors

Alexis K. Black, Ph.D.
Language acquisition, speech perception, speech segmentation and word learning, neural decoding

Tami Howe, Ph.D.
Acquired language disorders; aphasia

Stacey Skoretz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Teaching

Sasha Brown
Audiology Instructor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

Marcia Choi, M.Sc.
Assistant Professor of Teaching and Academic Coordinator Lead; Interprofessionalism


Glenda Mason, Ph.D.
Instructor, Developmental Communication Disorders; Research Associate

Eavan Sinden, M.Sc.
Aphasia; clinical education

Clinical Associate Professor

Sandra Taylor, M.Sc.
Clinical education; early language development and disorders

Clinical Instructor

Darlene Hicks, M.Sc.
Clinical education; audiology

Clinical Coordinator

Cheryl McGee, M.Sc.

Brian Sung, M.Sc.

Adjunct Professors

Linda Rammage, Ph.D.
Voice science & voice pathology

Sigfrid D. Soli, Ph.D.