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 and fluency, child language, social communication, augmentative/alternative communication
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
Adult neurogenic communication disorders, aphasia, cognitive rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury and alternative/augmentative communication
Natalie Covington
PhD, Assistant Professor
In-person office hours by appointment
 
 
51 Shevlin Hall
Memory and learning, language processing, cognitive-communication disorders, traumatic brain injury, measurement
 
Evelyn Davies-Venn
PhD, Assistant Professor

Office hours: Mon 3 - 4 PM or by appointment.

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 or in-person office hours Tues 1:15 - 2:15 PM or by appointment
 
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
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
Rebecca Lulai
MA, CCC-SLP, Director of Clinical Programs in Speech-Language Pathology,
Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor
In-person office hours: Tues 4:00  - 4:30 PM prior to synchronous meetings of SLHS 5401
 
 

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
Office hours by appointment
 
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

Mon and Wed 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM in Shevlin 215

215G Shevlin Hall
612-625-4569
nelso477@umn.edu

Audiology, hearing aid signal processing, hearing loss, psychoacoustics, speech perception

Melissa Polonenko PhD, Assistant Professor

Wed 10:30 - 11:30 AM, Fri 9-10 AM, or by appointment

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
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
Office hours after class or 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
 

Wed 1:00 - 2:00 PM on Zoom

Thurs 1:00 - 2:00 PM in person Shevlin 53 or on Zoom

 
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
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

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