All faculty in the Speech-Language Pathology Section hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence form the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and are licensed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Faculty members come from diverse backgrounds and bring students a well-rounded body of knowledge, research interests and first-hand experience.

Please click on the names below to learn more about our faculty members.

Barbara Baker, Ph.D.Barbara Baker, Ph.D.Professor, Director of Speech-Language Pathology
Dr.Rhonda MattinglyRhonda Mattingly, Ed.D.Assistant Professor, Clinical Coordinator
Gay Masters, Ph.DM. Gay Masters, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Katzman, Ed.DElizabeth Katzman, Ed.D.Clinical Supervisor
Alan F. Smith, Ph.D.Alan F. Smith, Ph.D.Lecturer

Faculty Research Interests Include:

  • Voice Disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Neuropathologies
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Feeding Disorders
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Normal Language Development
  • Very Early Language Development
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Dyspraxic Disorders
  • Language and Learning Disorders
  • Reading Instruction and Remediation
  • Fluency Disorders
  • Service Delivery in the Schools