Faculty

Faculty & Clinical Professionals

Name Office Hours (CST) and Contact Info Specialty
Erin Bodner
MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor

119G Shevlin Hall
612-624-8590
bodne004@umn.edu


 

Stuttering, neurodiversity-affirming communication, child language

Natalie Covington PhD, Assistant Professor

*Eligible to advise PhD students

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-4:45pm

51 Shevlin Hall 

612-626-9688 nvcoving@umn.edu

Research with a focus on understanding and accounting for heterogeneity in cognitive recovery in individuals with a history of traumatic brain injury

Kerry Ebert
PhD, Associate Professor

*Eligible to advise PhD students

In person office hours on Tuesdays from 12-1pm or by appointment either in person or on Zoom
 
215B Shevlin Hall
612-624-2528
Child language disorders, bilingualism, cognitive-linguistic interactions, service efficacy in children's speech-language disorders

Shaeleen Fagre
AuD, CCC-A, Audiology Clinical Supervisor

 

Virtual or in-person office hours by appointment only. Please email Shaeleen Fagre to schedule.
 
119P Shevlin Hall
612-626-1935
sfagre@umn.edu
Hearing evaluations, hearing aid fitting and follow-up care, hearing conservation testing, custom earpieces
Marilyn Fairchild
MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor

Virtual and In-person office hours by appointment. Please email Marilyn Fairchild to schedule.

 
22 Shevlin Hall
612-624-9314
fairc003@umn.edu
Gender affirming voice and communication, developmental and acquired communication disorders in children and adults, social communication, literacy, assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse individuals
Lizbeth Finestack 
PhD, Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
 
*Eligible to advise PhD students
Office hours by appointment only.
 
54 Shevlin Hall
612-626-8377
finestac@umn.edu
Child language, language intervention, developmental disabilities: developmental language disorder (DLD), autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, and Fragile X syndrome
Kate Lamb
MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor

 

28 Shevlin Hall
lambx096@umn.edu
Speech Sound Disorders, Developmental Language Disorders (DLD), and Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD)
Rebecca Lulai
MA, CCC-SLP, Director of Clinical Programs in Speech-Language Pathology,
Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor
By appointment at this link Becky Lulai Scheduling Link
 

215G Shevlin Hall
612-624-9027
lude0008@umn.edu

Cognitive rehabilitation and brain injury, stroke rehabilitation, selective mutism

Katlyn McGrattan
PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor

*Eligible to advise PhD students

Office hours by appointment
 
225 Shevlin Hall
612-626-1185
Pediatric aerodigestive physiology, dysphagia (swallowing disorders), medically fragile infants
Benjamin Munson
PhD, Professor, Chair
 
*Eligible to advise PhD students
Office Hours by Apointment
 
105A Shevlin Hall
612-624-0304
munso005@umn.edu
Speech-sound development in children, childhood speech-sound disorders, the influence of social stereotypes on speech perception, speech production, speech perception, experimental methods in speech and language research, children's word learning

Peggy Nelson 
PhD, CCC-A, Professor

*Eligible to advise PhD students

215G Shevlin Hall
612-625-4569
nelso477@umn.edu
Audiology, hearing aid signal processing, hearing loss, psychoacoustics, speech perception

Melissa Polonenko PhD, Assistant Professor

*Eligible to advise PhD students

Mondays from 2-3pm and Wednesdays from 10-11am over Zoom

34 Shevlin Hall
612-624-2617
mpolonen@umn.edu

Audiology, electrophysiology, auditory development, hearing loss, multi-sensory processing, cochlear implants and hearing aids, binaural and spatial hearing, behavioral measures, outcome measurements

Jayanthi Sasisekaran
PhD, Associate Professor

*Eligible to advise PhD students

Virtual office hours by appointment.
Please email Jayanthi Sasisekaran for the meeting link for office hours.
 
220B Shevlin Hall
612-626-6001
sasis001@umn.edu
Stuttering, psycholinguistic processes, dual-task performance, language-speech motor interface

Carrie Slag
MS, CCC-SLP, SLP Clinical Supervisor

 

 

24 Shevlin Hall
 cslag@umn.edu
Adult neurogenic communication disorders, Parkinson's disease, head and neck cancer, and dysphagia

Matthew Winn
AuD, PhD, Associate Professor

*Eligible to advise PhD students

Tues 10:30 - 11:30 AM in-person in Shevlin 36 or virtual office hours by appointment
 
36 Shevlin Hall
612-624-4733
mwinn@umn.edu
Audiology, cochlear implants, speech perception, listening effort, speech acoustics, pupillometry, binaural hearing
Kerry Witherell
AuD, CCC-A, Director of Clinical Programs in Audiology, Audiology Clinical Supervisor

Virtual office hour appointments or in person by appointment

205A Shevlin Hall
612-301-1052
kwithere@umn.edu

Adult audiologic services, electrophysiology, implantable devices, cleft and craniofacial clinics, community hearing screenings

Yang Zhang
PhD, Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

*Eligible to advise PhD students

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-3:30pm

53 Shevlin Hall
612-624-7878
zhang470@umn.edu


 

Auditory neuroscience, speech and voice perception, learning and cognitive development, magnetoencephalography (MEG), event-related potentials (ERP), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

Emeritus Faculty

Name
Patricia Broen
PhD
Jane Carlstrom
AuD, CCC-A, Clinical Specialist
Arlene Carney
PhD
Samuel Haroldson
MA
Kathryn Kohnert
PhD
Karlind Moller
PhD
Joe Reichle
PhD
Charles Speaks
PhD
Robert Schlauch
PhD
Peter Watson
PhD