Faculty

Faculty & Clinical Professionals

Name Office Hours (CST) and Contact Info Specialty
Carly Cauley, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor
Virtual office hours by appointment. Please email Carly Cauley for the meeting link for office hours.
 
24 Shevin Hall
612-626-2016
ccauley@umn.edu
Aphasia and adult neurogenic communication disorders, literacy/speech-language impairments
Natalie Covington, PhD, Assistant Professor
 
51 Shevlin Hall
Memory and learning, language processing, cognitive-communication disorders, traumatic brain injury, and measurement
 
Evelyn Davies-Venn, PhD, Assistant Professor
Virtual office hours: Wed 11:00 AM - noon for SLHS 4801 and other general questions, Wed 9:00 - 10:00 AM for for SLHS 5802.
Please email Evelyn Davies-Venn for the meeting link for office hours.
 
119C Shevlin Hall
612-626-0317
venn@umn.edu
Hearing impairment and cochlear implants, hearing aid signal processing, spectral and temporal processing, cognitive influences on hearing, computational modeling of auditory processing
Kerry Ebert, PhD, Assistant Professor
Virtual drop-in office hours: Tues 1:15 - 2:15 PM and Fri noon - 1:00 PM  Zoom Drop-In
 
215 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
119G Shevlin Hall
612-626-1935
sfagre@umn.edu
Hearing evaluation and hearing aid fitting
Marilyn Fairchild, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor
Virtual office hours by appointment only.
Please email Marilyn Fairchild for the meeting link for office hours.
 
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
54 Shevlin Hall
612-626-8377
finestac@umn.edu
Child language, language intervention, developmental disabilities: Down syndrome and Fragile X syndrome, specific language impairment/primary language disorder
Rebecca Lulai, MA, CCC-SLP
Director of Clinical Programs in Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor
Virtual drop-in office hours: Tues 4:00  - 4:30 PM prior to synchronous meetings of SLHS 5401
 
205A Shevlin Hall
612-624-9027
lude0008@umn.edu
Cognitive rehabilitation and brain injury, stroke rehabilitation, selective mutism
Katlyn McGrattan, PhD, Assistant Professor
Virtual drop-in office hours: Tues 11:00 AM - noon, Wed 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Please email Katlyn McGrattan for the meeting link for office hours.
 
225 Shevlin Hall
612-626-1185
Pediatric aerodigestive physiology, dysphagia (swallowing disorders), medically fragile infants
Benjamin Munson, PhD, Professor, 
Chair
 
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
34 Shevlin Hall
612-625-4569
nelso477@umn.edu
Audiology, hearing aid signal processing, hearing loss, psychoacoustics, speech perception
Jayanthi Sasisekaran, PhD, Associate Professor
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
Robert Schlauch, PhD, Professor
Virtual office hours by appointment: Mon 1:00  - 2:00 PM and Tues 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 
47 Shevlin Hall
612-624-7001
schla001@umn.edu
Hearing measurement, cognitive influences on hearing, diagnostic audiometry, psychophysical procedures, selective attention, intensity and loudness coding in listeners with normal hearing and hearing loss, hearing loss caused by intense sounds
Peter Watson, PhD, Associate Professor
 
Virtual drop-in office hours: Tues from 1:00  - 2:00 PM and Wed 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Please email Peter Watson for the meeting link for office hours.
 
53 Shevlin Hall
612-624-1010
pjwatson@umn.edu
Speech motor control, neuronal activity in relation to speech, prosody and its control
Matthew Winn, AuD, PhD, Assistant Professor
Virtual drop-in office hours: Tues from 10:00  - 11:30 AM
Virtual office hour appointments also available.
Please email Matthew Winn for the meeting link for office hours.
 
36 Shevlin Hall
612-624-4733
mwinn@umn.edu
Audiology, speech perception, listening effort, cochlear implants, binaural hearing, speech acoustics, pupillometry
Kerry Witherell, AuD, CCC-A,
Audiology Clinical Supervisor
 
 
119P Shevlin Hall
612-301-1052
kwithere@umn.edu
Adult audiologic services, electrophysiology, implantable devices, cleft and craniofacial clinics
Yang Zhang, PhD, Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Virtual office hour appointments Mon and Wed 10:00  - 11:00 AM and 2:15 - 3:15 PM 
Please email Yang Zhang for the meeting link for office hours.
 
49 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
Arlene Carney
PhD
Samuel Haroldson
MA
Kathryn Kohnert
PhD
Karlind Moller
PhD
Joe Reichle
PhD
Charles Speaks
PhD
Jane Carlstrom
AuD, CCC-A, Clinical Specialist