Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Spoken Language

Faculty Research Interests

Jennifer Friberg
Language development and disorders, assessment, and scholarship of teaching and learning.

Heidi Harbers
Spoken and Written Language, Family Centered Services, Phonological Awareness and Processing, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Jamie Smith
Environmental variables that influence communication skills, with a particular interest in short-term and long-term outcomes for children who experienced adverse perinatal events like prematurity. Effective strategies for feeding intervention with compromised infants. School-aged language outcomes for children born prematurely, with an emphasis on automated assessment tools for conversations and narratives.