Scholarly Interests: Speech perception of children who are hard of hearing
Courses Taught: SLP 304: Audiological Assessment; SLP 205: Acoustic Phonetics; SLP 307: Communication Disorders; SLP 108: Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms; SLP 320: Speech Science
Achievements: Outstanding Professor Award, TCNJ Order of Omega, 2011; The Hearing Journal; The Best of Audiology Literature, Smith & Levitt article in The Journal of The American Academy of Audiology in the
categories of ‘most thought provoking’ and ‘all-around favorites’; publications in The Journal of Speech and
Hearing Research, Ear and Hearing, The Hearing Journal, and The ETS Praxis Study Guide in Audiology.
Presentation of research at national conferences including the American Speech, Language, and Hearing
Association and the Educational Audiology Association.
Degrees: Ph.D., Speech and Hearing Science, The City University of New York; M.E.D. Education of the Deaf, Smith College; B.S., Speech Pathology and Audiology, NYU