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Doctoral Students

Marion Leaman

Doctoral Program
Teachers College of Columbia University, New York, NY

Master of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Graduation with Distinction
Boston University, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Arts, French Literature and Economics
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Research Interests:
Discourse production in people with aphasia, measurement of linguistic skills in conversation in people with aphasia, topic initiation in people with aphasia, development of conversation-based aphasia treatment.

Kate Nealon

Doctoral Program, 2017 - Present
Teachers College of Columbia University, New York, NY

Master of Education, Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2006 - 2008
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 

Bachelor of Arts, English, 2000 - 2004
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

Research Interests:
I am currently interested in a treatment study that aims to improve the communication of individuals with both Aphasia and Apraxia of Speech.  Prior to returning to school to obtain a doctoral degree, I worked as a speech language pathologist with both adults and children in a variety of healthcare settings.

Master's Students

Juan Diego Cabrera

Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, 2017
Minor in Fine Arts
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Holly DiClemente

Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, 2015
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Veronica Fletcher

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Hispanic Language and Literatures, 2017
Brown University, Providence, RI

Beth Ann Ingrassia

Bachelor of Arts, Art History, 2007 
Certificate, French Language and Culture, 2007
Certificate, Teacher Preparation, 2009
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Amanda Kirschenbaum

Bachelor of Science, Speech Language Pathology & Audiology, 2013
Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Megan Nardo

Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2017
Minor in Disabilities in Society
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Hannah Penner

Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, 2017
Minor in Spanish
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Patricia Reyes

Bachelor of Arts, English Education
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

Trisha Vu

Post-Baccalaureate, Communication Sciences & Disorders, 2015
Chapman University, Orange, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2014
University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Mercedes Zettlemoyer

Bachelor of Science, Education, Speech Pathology and Audiology, 2017
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2017
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA