Expertise
  • Cultural-linguistic differences in children with and without language disorders
  • African American English-speaking children’s classroom experiences
  • Mainstream American English literacy acquisition
  • Cultural-linguistic competence in professionals
  • Qualitative research methods
Communities
Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology
Degrees
BA, Hampton University, Communication Sciences and Disorders
MA, University of Maryland, Hearing and Speech Science
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Speech and Hearing Science
Keywords
child language african american english dialects cultural competence cultural diversity education bilingual or bicultural education literacy speech and language disorders
Languages
English, French
Associations
American Dialect Society
American Educational Research Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
NBASLH