Alumni News: Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences

Jose G. Centeno (Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 1996) coauthored, with R. T. Anderson, “A preliminary comparison of verb tense production in Spanish speakers with expressive restrictions” in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 25 (2011); and, with A. I. Ansaldo, “Aphasia in multilingual populations” in Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders, ed. I. Papathanasiou, P. Coppens, and C. Potagas (Jones and Bartlett, 2013). Dr. Centeno serves as department chair and associate professor in communication sciences and disorders at St. John’s University. 

Hia Datta
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 2010) coauthored, with V. Shafer and Y. H. Yu, “The development of English vowel perception in monolingual and bilingual infants: Neurophysiological correlates” in Journal of Phonetics (2011). doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2012-11.010. Dr. Datta is assistant professor of speech–language pathology at Molloy College. 

Michele B. Emmer
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 2000) coauthored, with Shlomo Silman (Prof., Brooklyn, Audiology, Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences), Instrumentation in Audiology and Hearing Science: Theory and Practice (Plural Publishing, 2012). Dr. Emmer is department chair and professor of speech communication arts and sciences at Brooklyn College and serves on the audiology faculty at the GC. 

Mira Goral
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 2001) coauthored two papers and a book chapter: with M. Clark-Cotton et al., “The contribution of set switching and working memory to sentence processing in older adults,” Experimental Aging Research 37 (2011); with J. Rosas et al., “Effects of language proficiency and language of the environment on aphasia therapy in a multilingual,” Journal of Neurolinguistics (2011); and with Loraine K. Obler (Dist. Prof., GC, Linguistics, Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences) et al., “Language changes associated with aging” in Clinical Neurology of Aging, ed.M. Albert and J. Knoefel, 3rd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2011). Dr. Goral is professor of speech–language–hearing sciences at Lehman College and serves on the audiology faculty at the GC. 

Gail Gurland
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 1979), with Klara Marton (Prof., Brooklyn, Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences), coauthored “Assessment of language disorders in school-age children” in A Guide to Clinical Assessment and Professional Report Writing in Speech-Language Pathology, ed. C. Stein-Rubin and R. L. Fabus (Delmar Publishers, 2012). Dr. Gurland serves as professor and director of speech-language pathology and audiology at Brooklyn College. 

Peggy F. Jacobson
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 2002) authored “The effects of language impairment on the use of direct object pronouns and verb inflections in heritage Spanish speakers: A look at attrition, incomplete acquisition and maintenance” in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 15 (January 2012). doi:10.1017/S1366728911000484. Dr. Jacobson is associate professor of communication sciences and disorders at St. John’s University. 

Liat L. Kishon-Rabin
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 1990) coauthored, with O. Segal, “Listening preference for child directed speech versus nonspeech stimuli in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired infants after cochlear implantation” in Ear and Hearing 32 (June 2011). Dr. Kishon-Rabin serves in the department of communication disorders, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. 

Margaret Korczak
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 1996) coauthored, with J. Smart, R. Delgado, T. M. Strobel, and C. Bradford, “Auditory steady-state responses: A tutorial for audiologists” in Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 23 (2012). Dr. Korczak is associate professor of audiology at Towson University, where she also teaches Au.D. students. 

Franzo F. Law II
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 2011), now serving as a postdoctoral fellow in communicative disorders at University of Wisconsin–Madison, coauthored with C. Castelluccio de Diesbach, Mira Goral (Assoc. Prof., Lehman, Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences), and Erika S. Levy, “Stronger accent following a stroke—the case of a trilingual with aphasia” in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 25 (2011). 

Sandra Levey
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 1999) coauthored, with T. Levey and B. J. Fligor, “Noise exposure estimates of urban MP3 player users” in Journal of Speech–Language–Hearing Research 54 (2011). Dr. Levey is associate professor of speech–language–hearing sciences at Lehman College. 

Erika S. Levy
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 2004) coauthored three articles: with Mira Goral (Assoc. Prof., Lehman, Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences), C. Castelluccio de Diesbach, and F. F. Law II, “Stronger accent following a stroke—the case of a trilingual with aphasia” in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 25 (2011); with C. J. Crowley, “Policies and practices regarding students with accents in speech-language pathology training programs” in Communication Disorders Quarterly 32 (2011); and, also with C. J. Crowley, “Beliefs regarding the impact of accent within speech-language pathology practice areas” in Communication Disorders Quarterly (online May 21, 2012). doi: 10.1177/1525740112446851. Dr. Levy is an assistant professor and director of the speech production and perception laboratory, Teachers College, Columbia University. 

Klara Marton
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 1998) published three articles: “Interaction between flexible cognition and language comprehension in children with and without language impairment” in Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, ed. K. L. Meinken (Nova Science, 2011); with L. Campanelli and L. Farkas, “Grammatical sensitivity and working memory in children with language impairment” in Acta Linguistica Hungarica 58: 4 (2011); and, with R. G. Schwartz, “Articulatory and phonological disorders” in Human Communication Disorders: An Introduction, ed. N. B. Anderson and G. H. Shames (Allyn and Bacon, 2011). Dr. Marton is professor of speech communication arts and sciences at Brooklyn College, and serves as executive officer of the doctoral program in speech–language–hearing sciences at the GC. 

Yael Neumann-Werth
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 2007) coauthored, with E. S. Levy (see above) and Loraine K. Obler (Dist. Prof., GC, Linguistics, Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences), “Hemispheric processing of vocal emblem sounds,” Neurocase (2012). doi: 10.1080/13554794.2012.667122. Dr. Neumann-Werth serves as assistant professor of linguistics and communication disorders at Queens College. 

Valeriy S. Shafiro
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 2004) coauthored, with E. S. Levy (see above) et al., “Perceptual confusion of American English vowels and consonants by native English and native Arabic bilinguals” in Language and Speech (online May 17, 2012). doi: 10.1177/0023830912442925. Shafiro is an associate professor of communication disorders and sciences, College of Health Sciences, Rush University, Chicago. 

Emily A. Tobey
(Speech–Language–Hearing Sciences, 1981) coauthored, with K. A. Buckley, “Cross-modal plasticity and speech perception in pre- and postlingually deaf cochlear implants users” in Ear and Hearing 32 (February 2011). Dr. Tobey currently serves as associate provost and Nelle C. Johnston Chair in Early Childhood Disorders at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas.

Submitted on: OCT 16, 2012

Category: Alumni News, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences