Perspectives Editorial Board Roster

Brenda Beverly, PhD

University of South Alabama

Editor-in-Chief for SIGs 1, 4, 5, 12, & 16
(2019–2022)

Contact Information

Dr. Beverly is an associate professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at the University of South Alabama. Her research on language development and disorders has addressed applied populations (e.g., specific language impairment, reading disability, autism) and has incorporated diverse methodologies (i.e., group designs, meta-analysis, and qualitative analysis) within interprofessional collaborations. Dr. Beverly has served as editor for SIG 1 of Perspectives since 2014, after 1 year as an associate editor for the publication previously known as Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, and she has served as a reviewer for the ASHA Journals since 2003.

SIG 1: Language Learning and Education

Editor

Laura B. Green, PhD,
CCC-SLP

Texas Woman’s University
(2019–2021) 
lgreen@twu.edu

Editorial Board Members

Joann P. Benigno, Ohio University
Danielle Brimo, Texas Christian University
Ginger Collins, University of Montana
Cathy M. Constable, The Rye Learning Center/Lehman College
Willie P. Cupples, Eastern Michigan University
Beth Eernisse, Concordia University Wisconsin
Elizabeth Fowler-Wilson, Eastern Washington University
Amy Glaspey, University of Montana
Kerry Howland, Boston University
Susan Lambrecht-Smith, MGH Institute of Health Professions
Diane Ogiela, Idaho State University
Stacy Pavelko, James Madison University
Jade Robinson, Eastern Kentucky University
Margaret Vento-Wilson, Cypress School District

SIG 4: Fluency and Fluency Disorders

Editor

Corrin G. Richels, PhD, CCC-SLP
Old Dominion University
(2018–2020)
crichels@odu.edu

Editorial Board Members

Derek Daniels, Wayne State University
David Evans, Western Washington University
Hope Gerlach, Western Michigan University
Naomi Rodgers, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Brittany Rutland, Louisiana University
Cara Singer, Grand Valley State University

SIG 5: Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders

Editor

Brenda Louw, D.Phil
East Tennessee State University
(2020–2022)
louwb1@etsu.edu

Editorial Board Members

Anne Bedwinek, The University of Missouri
Dana Collins, University of Minnesota Duluth
Kelly Cordero, Arizona State University
Scott Dailey, The University of Iowa
Karen Golding-Kushner, The Golding-Kushner Speech Center and Golding-Kushner Consulting
Lakshmi Kollara-Suni, University of Central Florida
Dennis M. Ruscello, West Virginia University
Alison R. Scheer-Cohen, California State University San Marcos
Linda Vallino, University of Delaware
Thomas L. Watterson, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
David Zajac, The University of North Carolina

SIG 12: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Editor

Amber Thiessen, PhD, CCC-SLP
University of Houston
(2020)
althiess@central.uh.edu

Editorial Board Members

Erna Alant, Indiana University Bloomington
Meher Banajee, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans
Jessica Brown, The University of Arizona
Jessica Caron, The Pennsylvania State University
Russell Cross, Prentke Romich Company
Rebecca Eisenberg, Westchester Institute for Human Development
Deanna Hughes, Chapman University
Tom Kovacs, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
Skye Lewis, Francis Marion University
Mili Mathew, St. Cloud State University
Karen Natoci, The Speech Pathology Group
Ilana Oliff, Denver Public Schools
Eric Sanders, Moravian College
Amy Sonntag, The Ohio State University
Katherine Thiemann-Bourque, The University of Kansas
Margaret Vento-Wilson, Cypress School District

SIG 16: School-Based Issues

Editor

Celeste A. Domsch, PhD
Texas State University 
(2019–2021)
cd23@txstate.edu

Editorial Board Members

Frances Burns, Francis Marion University
Emily Diehm, University of Toledo
Sharon DiFino, Jacksonville University
Kelly Farquharson, Florida State University
Brooke Findley, California State University
SallyAnn Giess, The Stepping Stones Group
Shannon Hall-Mills, Florida State University
Rachel Hoge, Florida State University
Javier Jasso, The University of Texas Austin
Linsey Jones, Kenowa Hills Public Schools
Sharon Parisi, Braintree Massachusetts
Elaine Rau, ProCare Therapy, INVO-Progressus Therapy
Tiffany Trask, State of South Dakota K-12 Data Center
Kathy Wheat, University of St. Augustine

Angela Ciccia, PhD

Case Western Reserve University

Editor-in-Chief for SIGs 2, 3, 13, 15, & 19
(2019–2020)

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Dr. Ciccia is an associate professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. Her research focuses on factors that have an impact on children’s ability to recover/develop in the presence of a diagnosis of an acquired and/or developmental neurogenic communication disorder. Dr. Ciccia served as an associate editor for SIG 2 of Perspectives (then known as Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders) in 2013 and 2014 and has served as editor of that publication since 2015. She has served as a reviewer for the ASHA Journals since 2012 and is an editorial board member for the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

SIG 2: Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Editor

Peter A. Meulenbroek, PhD, CCC-SLP
University of Kentucky 
(2019–2021)
Meulenbroek@uky.edu

Editorial Board Members

Jamie H. Azios, Lamar University
Jessica Brown, The University of Arizona
Erin J. Bush, University of Wyoming
Laura Chapman, Appalachian State University
Sarah Diehl, Vanderbilt University
Natalie F. Douglas, Central Michigan University
Margaret Greenwald, Wayne State University
Jennifer Horner, Ohio University
Isabel Hubbard, University of Kentucky
Sarah Hudspeth-Dalton, Marquette University
Heidi Iwashita, University of Oregon
Kelly Knollman-Porter, Miami University
Heather Koole, Calvin University
Lori A. Kostich, Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital
Alyssa Lanzi, University of South Florida
Jamila M. Minga, North Carolina Central University
Jean M. Nisenboum, Case Western Reserve University
Catherine A. Off, University of Montana
Sabiha Parveen, Oklahoma State University
Carmen Russell, Fontbonne University
Thomas W. Sather, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Michele Sinotte
Kim Smith, University of South Alabama
Katie A. Strong, Central Michigan University

SIG 3: Voice and Upper Airway Disorders

Editor

Mary J. Sandage, PhD
Auburn University 
(2018–2020) 
sandamj@auburn.edu

Editorial Board Members

Erin Donahue, The Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation
Elizabeth Erickson-DiRenzo, Stanford University
Marie E. Jette, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Joanna E. Lott, Univeristy of Virginia Voice & Swallowing Clinic
Kathleen F. Nagle, Seton Hall University
Robin Samlan, University of Arizona
Kara C. Schall, Auburn University
Jarrad H. Van Stan, Massachusetts General Hospital
Barabara M. Wilson Arboleda, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Voice & Speech Laboratory
Judith Wingate, Jacksonville University

SIG 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

Editor

Aneesha Virani, PhD, CCC-SLP
Northside Hospital 
(2018–2020)
aneesha.virani@gmail.com

Editorial Board Members

Karen A. Ball, Queens College, City University of New York
George Barnes, St. Mary’s General Hospital and Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack University Medical Center
Todd C. Coleman, University of California San Diego Health Sciences International 
James R. Ewing, East Tennessee State University
Rhona I. Galera, Standford Children’s Health
Kendrea Garand, University of South Alabama
Carley W. Hauser, VA Boston Healthcare System
Emily E. Mayfield, Mercy Medical Center
Yvette M. McCoy, University of Maryland
Stefanie M. Moynahan, Central Baptist Hospital
Rebecca Nund, The University of Queensland
Derek A. Palmer, UChicago Medicine
Marni Simon, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

SIG 15: Gerontology

Editor

Renee Fabus, PhD, CCC-SLP
Stony Brook University
(2020–2022)
renee.fabus@stonybrook.edu

Editorial Board Members

Melissa Bosserman, The Boss Clinic
Cathy Carney-Thomas, Elmhurst College
Mary Lee Casper, HCR ManorCare
Kaitlin Dondorf, Mercy College
Elizabeth Ebensteiner, Infinity Rehab
Molly Correll Garman, Phoebe Ministries
Ruth Hannibal, Valdosta State University
Paula Leslie, University of Central Lancashire, England
Ciara Leydon, Sacred Heart University
Christie Pagano Miller, Bethesda Health
Patricia Mirando, Restore Therapy
Brenda Nuckton, Clearly Speaking

SIG 19: Speech Science

Editor

Alison Behrman, PhD, CCC-SLP
Lehman College 
(2017–2019)
alison.behrman@gmail.com

Editorial Board Members

Richard D. Andreatta, University of Kentucky
Nicole Etter, The Pennsylvania State University
Karen Forrest, Indiana University
Maria Grigos, New York University
Karen Kushla, Lehman College
Kevin Reilly, University of Tennessee
Victoria McKenna, Purdue University

Barbara Cone, PhD

The University of Arizona

Editor-in-Chief for SIGs 6, 7, 8, & 9
(2019–2021)

Contact Information

Dr. Cone is a professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at the University of Arizona. Her courses focus on electrophysiology and cochlear implants and other implantable devices. Dr. Cone’s work as an author was featured in the inaugural issue of Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics (now part of Perspectives) in 1997. Dr. Cone served on the SIG 6 Steering Committee (now Coordinating Committee) from 2006­ to 2011 and also served on the ASHA Board of Directors in 2016.

SIG 6: Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics

Editor

Laura Dreisbach Hawe, PhD, CCC-A
San Diego State University 
(2019–2021)
ldreisba@sdsu.edu

Editorial Board Members

Chris Clinard, James Madison University
Steven Doettl, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Kate Dunckley, Rush University Medical Center
James Lewis, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Christi Miller, University of Washington

SIG 7: Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation

Editor

Jessica Sullivan, PhD 
Hampton University
(2019–2021)
jreneesullivan@gmail.com

Editorial Board Members

Steven Doettl, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Sarah Ferguson, University of Utah
Raymond Hull, Wichita State University
Hannah Siburt, University of North Carolina
Sherri Smith, Duke University
Nie Yingjiu, James Madison University

SIG 8: Audiology and Public Health

Editor

Ishara Ramkissoon, PhD
University of South Alabama
(2020–2022)
ramkissoon@southalabama.edu

Editorial Board Members

Leslie Grush, National Center for Rehabinitative Auditory Research
Nicholas S. Reed, Johns Hopkins University
Inna Silver, Cleveland Clinic

SIG 9: Hearing and Hearing Disorders in Childhood

Editor

Cynthia McCormick Richburg, PhD
Wichita State University
(2020–2022)
cynthia.richburg@wichita.edu

Editorial Board Members

Gabriel A. Bargen, Idaho State University
Carlos Benitez-Barrera, Vanderbilt University
Kelsey Klein, The University of Iowa
Alex Meibos, The University of Akron
Charlotte H. Mullen, Boston Children’s Hospital

Patrick Finn, PhD

University of Georgia

Editor-in-Chief for SIGs 10, 11, 14, 17, & 18
(2019–2021)

Contact Information

Dr. Finn is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education at the University of Georgia. His research focuses on applying critical thinking skills to evidence-based practice, developing tools for assessing students’ and professionals’ critical thinking skills, and exploring methods for helping faculty develop their knowledge and skills for helping students to think critically. He has served as an associate editor for the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and has served as an editor for Perspectives since 2016.

SIG 10: Issues in Higher Education

Editor

Tim P. Brackenbury, PhD, CCC-SLP
Bowling Green State University 
(2019–2021)
tbracke@bgsu.edu

Editorial Board Members

Theresa E. Bartolotta, Monmouth University
Valerie Boyer, Southern Illinois University
Elena Dukhovny, California State University, East Bay
Renee L. Fabus, Stony Brook Univeristy
Jennifer C. Friberg, Illinois State Univeristy
SallyAnn Giess, California State University
Stacie M. Greene, St. Ambrose University
Elizabeth U. Grillo, West Chester University
Linda D. Jarmulowicz, The University of Memphis
Louise C. Keegan, Moravian College
Allsion Plumb, Auburn University
Robert W. Serianni, Salisbury University

SIG 11: Administration and Supervision

Editor

Judith A. Brasseur, PhD
California State University 
(2018–2020) 
jbrasseur@csuchico.edu

Editorial Board Members

Lora Backes, Valdosta State University
Samantha J. Dalessio, Carlow University
Kelly Kleinhans, Austin Peay State University
Carol Koch, Samford University
Patricia Martin Mayro, Salus Univeristy
Valencia Perry, Howard University
Darlene Robke, EBS Healthcare
Alison Scheer-Cohen, California State University San Marcos
Debra Schober-Peterson, Georgia State University
Michele Simler, HealthPRO Heritage
Laura Willis, Auburn University
Elissa Zylla-Jones, Auburn University

SIG 14: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

Editor

Connie L. Summers, PhD, CCC-SLP
Brigham Young University
(2018–2020)
Connie_summers@byu.edu

Editorial Board Members

Kai J. Greene, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Nicole Koonce, Governors State University
Camilo Maldonado, SUNY Buffalo State
Mahchid Namazi, Kean University
Gabriela M. Simon-Cereijido, Cal State LA
Ying-Chiao Tsao, California State University, Fullerton

SIG 17: Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

Editor

Carolyn Higdon, EdD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA, FNAP
University of Mississippi
(2018–2020) 
cwhigdon@gmail.com

Editorial Board Members

Dolores E. Battle, SUNY Buffalo State
Helen Blake, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Robin L.Edge, Jacksonville University
Regina B. Grantham, SUNY Cortland
Tom Hallahan, Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard
Bradley McPherson, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
William D. Mustain, University of Mississippi
Ilias Papathanasiou, Western Greece University of Applied Sciences (TEI of Western Greece), Koukouli, Patra, Greece
Isabella Reichel, Touro College
Deborah Ross-Swain, The Swain Center

SIG 18: Telepractice

Editor

Geralyn M. Schulz, PhD
George Washington University 
(2017–2019)
schulz@gwu.edu

Editorial Board Members

Robin L. Alvares, EBS Telepractice
Suma Devanga, Western Michigan University
Lesley C. Edwards-Gaither, Howard University
Nancy Gauvin, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine
Susan L. Grogan-Johnson, Kent State University
Nerissa C. Hall, Elms College
Samantha Kleindienst Robler, Norton Sound Health Corporation
Sue Ann Lee, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Laura D. Lenkey, Grand Valley State University
Megann McGill, Portland State University
Judy P. Walker, University of Maine