Speech and Hearing Faculty and Staff

Chair: E. Adams
Professor: B. Beverly
Emeritus: P. Dagenais, B. Evans, J. Holston, R. Moore
Associate Professors: E. Adams,  D. Choi, T. Davis,  J. Estis, S. Gordon-Hickey, K. Smith,
Assistant Professors: A. Flagge, K. Garand, V. Henbest, A. Nichols, D. Rishiq, W. Roberts, N. Stanley
Instructors: G. Hill, K. Holzapfel, B. Wiles
Senior Instructor: G. Hill, K. Hudson

Faculty


Dr. Adams
Dr. Elizabeth Adams
Chair, Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology;
Interim Director of Graduate Studies; 
Associate Professor of Audiology
 
BS, Spring Hill College
PhD, University of South Alabama
(Amplification, Cochlear Implants, Vestibular Assessment) 
  



Dr. Beverly
Dr. Brenda Beverly
Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, Bloomsburg University
MS, Bloomsburg University
PhD, University of Tennessee 
(Specific Language Impairment, Normal Language Acquisition)



Dr. Choi
Dr. Dahye Choi
Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BA, Ewha Womans University
MA, Ewha Womans University
PhD, Vanderbilt University
(Fluency Disorders, Speech Science) 



Dr. Davis
Dr. Tara Davis
Associate Professor of Audiology;
Graduate Coordinator for Audiology
BA, Louisiana State University,
MCD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center,
PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
(Auditory Processing, Event-Related Potentials, Aging, Traumatic Brain Injury)



Dr. Estis
Dr. Julie Estis
COVID-19 Response Coordinator
Executive Director, Academic Enhancement
Associate Professor
 
BS, University of South Alabama
MS, University of South Alabama
PhD, University of South Alabama



Dr. Flagge
Dr. Ashley Flagge
Assistant Professor 
BS, University of South Alabama
Au.D, University of South Alabama
PhD, University of South Alabama
(Pediatrics, Perception, Vestibular Assessment & Management)


Dr. Garand
Dr. Kendrea Garand
Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology;
PhD Program Coordinator
 
BA, North Carolina State University
MS, Purdue University
CScD, University of Pittsburgh
PhD, Medical University of South Carolina
(Dysphagia, Motor Speech Disorders, Neuromuscular disease, Aging)



Dr. Gordon-Hickey
Dr. Susan Gordon-Hickey
Interim Dean, Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions;
Associate Professor of Audiology
BA, University of Florida
AuD, University of South Alabama
PhD, University of South Alabama
(Effect of Noise on Communication, Auditory Scene Analysis)


Ms. Victoria Henbest
Dr. Victoria Henbest
Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BSE, University of Arkansas
MS, Missouri State University 
PhD, University of South Carolina
(Child language and literacy, Autism Spectrum Disorders)



Ms. Grayson Hill
Ms. Grayson Hill
Senior Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, University of Montevallo
MS, University of Montevallo
 

Ms. Kaylie Holzapfel
Ms. Kaylie Holzapfel
Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology

Ms. Kendra Hudson
Ms. Kendra Hudson
Senior Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology;
Clinical Coordinator for Speech Pathology
 
BS, University of Montevallo
MS, University of Montevallo
(Child Language, Articulation, Phonology)


Dr. Nichols
Dr. Amy Nichols
Assistant Professor;
Clinical Coordinator for Audiology

B.A., University of Central Florida
Au.D., University of South Alabama
Ph.D., University of South Alabama
(Amplification, Aging, Audiologic Rehabilitation, Tinnitus Management)


Dr. Rishiq
Dr. Dania Rishiq
Assistant Professor of Audiology
BS, Applied Sciences University
MA, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville
PhD, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
(Aural rehabilitation and investigating the efficacy of auditory training programs, hearing aid research, and clinical audiology).



Dr. Roberts
Dr. Wilder Roberts
Assistant Professor of Audiology
BS, University of Montevallo
MS, University of Montevallo
AuD, University of Florida
(Audiologic Rehabilitation, Cochlear Implant Mapping and Re/Habilitation (Adult and Pediatric), Evoked Auditory Potentials, Educational Audiology) 
  

Dr. Smith
Dr. Kimberly Smith
Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology;
BS SHS Program Coordinator

B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
(Aphasia, Cognitive-Communication Disorders)
  


Dr. Nicholas Stanley
Dr. Nicholas Stanley
Assistant Professor of Audiology
BA, Huntingdon College
AuD, University of South Alabama
PhD, University of South Alabama
(Aging, Auditory Event-Related Potentials, Speech Understanding in Complex Listening Environments)
  

Mr. Brent Wiles
Mr. Brent Wiles
Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology
BA, University of South Alabama
MS, University of South Alabama
 

Staff


Ms. Shelia Harvey
Ms. Shelia Harvey
Secretary V