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Speech Production & Perception LabSpeech Production & Perception Lab

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Erika Levy

Erika S. Levy, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is Director of the Speech Production and Perception Lab and Associate Professor of Speech and Language Pathology. Raised in Prague and Vienna, Dr. Levy received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Wesleyan University, a M.A. in Linguistics from New York University, a M.A. in Speech and Language Pathology from Lehman College, and a Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York. She has published in the areas of cross-language speech perception and the bilingual lexicon. Her current research interests include treatment efficacy in pediatric dysarthria due to cerebral palsy and how bilinguals and children with communication disorders perceive and produce the intelligibility-enhancing mode of "clear speech." Dr. Levy is also a trilingual speech-language pathologist (and worked as pronunciation coach for Big Bird and Elmo of Sesame Street).