Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty

Chair and Associate Professor

Sanford, Chris,* Associate Professor (Audiology) and Chair, Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1997, M.S. 1999, Brigham Young University; Ph.D. 2006, University of Washington; Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009, Boys Town National Research Hospital.  (2009)

Associate Chair and Clinical Professor

Loftin, Joni Grey, Clinical ­Professor and Associate Chair, Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1984, Appalachian State University; M.S. 1986, University of South Carolina.  (1990)

Professor

Kangas, Kathleen A.,* Dean, College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences; Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1974, Northern Michigan University; M.S.P.A. 1977, University of Washington, Seattle; Ph.D. 1990, Purdue University.  (1990)

Associate Professors

Bargen, Gabriel, Associate Professor (Audiology), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 2000, Texas Christian University; M.S.Ed. 2002, University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.A. 2006, University of Kansas Medical Center; Ph.D. 2010, University of Kansas.  (2010)

Blaiser, Kristina, Associate Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1996, University of Wisconsin; M.A. 1998, University of Minnesota; Ph.D. 2010, University of Minnesota.  (2014)

Brocket, Jeff,* Associate Professor (Audiology), Communication Sciences & Disorders. B.S. 1982, M.S. 1987, Ed.S. 1998, Ed.D. 2002, Idaho State ­University.  (1994)

Hudock, Daniel J., Associate Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 2006, Clarion University of Pennsylvania; M.S. 2008, Ph.D. 2012, East Carolina University.  (2012)

Ogiela, Diane, Associate Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 1991, Illinois Benedictine College; M.A. 1993, Syracuse University; M.S. 1995, Purdue University; Ph.D. 2007, Michigan State University; Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009, Callier Center for Communication Disorders.  (2011)

Ramsdell-Hudock, Heather L., Associate Professor (SLP) and SLP Program Director, Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 2001, Iona College; M.S. 2003, Boston University; Ph.D. 2009, University of Memphis.  (2012)

Assistant Professor

Brock, Kristofer, Assistant Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 2005, University of the Pacific; M.S. 2008, University of the Pacific; Ph.D. 2015, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.  (2018)

Cummings, Alycia, Assistant Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 2000, Stanford University; Ph.D. 2009, University of California and San Diego State University.  (2017)

Scharp, Victoria (Tori), Assistant Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 2000, M.A. 2002, Miami University; Ph.D. 2016, University of Pittsburgh.  (2016)

Clinical Professors

Guzi, Beth Ann, Clinical Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 1983, Michigan State University; M.S. 1985, University of Michigan; M.C. 2010, Idaho State University.  (2004)

Holst, Jennifer E., Clinical Professor (Audiology), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1997, University of Wyoming; M.S. 1999, Idaho State University; Au.D. 2004, Salus University.  (2005)

Whitaker, Mary M., Clinical Professor (Audiology) and Audiology Division Director, Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S., 1984, University of Utah; M.S. 1986, University of Arizona; Ed.S. 1998, Idaho State University; Au.D. 2005, University of Florida.  (1986)

Clinical Associate Professors

Hardy, Amy E., Clinical Associate Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1996, Arizona State University; M.S. 2001, Northern Arizona University. (2011)

Morgan, Wendy, Clinical Associate Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1993, M.S. 1995, Idaho State University.  (2012)

Schniedewind (Morgan), Elizabeth F., Clinical Associate Professor (Sign Language), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 1990, M.A. 1992, Gallaudet University.  (2013) 

Smith, Shauna, Clinical Associate Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.   B.S. 2003, M.S. 2005, Idaho State University; Certification in Orofacial Myology 2012, International Association of Orofacial Myology.  (2009)

Clinical Assistant Professors

Andrew, LaVona, Clinical Assistant Professor (Sign Language) and Sign Language Interpreting Program Director, Communication Sciences & Disorders. A.A. 1995, Cottey College; B.S. 2000, Brigham Young University; M.A. 2004, Boise State University. (2018)

Cheadle, Nancy, Clinical Assistant Professor (Audiology), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 2004, California State University; Au.D. 2009, Idaho State University.  (2015)

Hansen, Karrie Cummings, Clinical Assistant Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 2000, Boise State University; M.S. 2005, Idaho State University.  (2010) 

Miller, Karissa, Clinical Assistant Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 2005, M.S. 2007, Idaho State University.  (2016)

Pierce Ament, Robin, Clinical Assistant Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 1985, Brigham Young University; M.A. 1993, University of Colorado.  (2010)

Radford, Jill M., Clinical Assistant Professor (Sign Language), Communication Sciences & Disorders. B.S. 2000, Utah State University; M.Ed. 2001, Utah State University; Ed.S. 2011 Gallaudet University. (2018)

Smith, Corrie, Clinical Assistant Professor (Audiology), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.S. 2007, University of Nevada; Au.D. 2011, Idaho State University.  (2014)

Stubbs, Steven G., Clinical Assistant Professor (Sign Language), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 1997, University of Maryland.  (2015)

Van Donsel, Mary, Clinical Assistant Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 1997, Randolph-Macon Woman's College; M.S. 2001, Medical University of South Carolina.  (2014)

Vieira, Deborah M., Clinical Assistant Professor (Audiology), Communication Sciences & Disorders. B.S. 1992, Idaho State University; M.S. 1997, Idaho State University. (2018)

Woods, Dave, Clinical Assistant Professor (SLP), Communication Sciences & Disorders.  B.A. 1996, Brigham Young University; M.S. 1998, University of Arizona.  (2017)

Emeriti

Bain, Barbara A., Director of Undergraduate Studies and Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, and Education of the Deaf. 1989-2004

Johnson, Jeanne M.,* Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Education of the Deaf.  2009-2016

Schow, Ronald L., Professor, Audiology. 1975-2007

Seikel, John Anthony “Tony,”* Assessment Coordinator, Health Sciences; Professor, Communications Sciences & Disorders. 1998-2015

Smedley, Thayne, Professor, Audiology. 1983-2001

Wallber, M. Josara, Clinical Associate Professor, Communications Sciences & Disorders. 2006-2014

Weston, Audrey, D.,* Professor, Speech Language Pathology. 1990-2005

Willer, Janene, Clinical Associate Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders. 1990-2011