Faculty and Staff

Chair

Lennette J Ivy

Chair and Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email livy@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5130
Office 302 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BSSpeech Pathology
Mississippi Valley State University / Itta Bena, Mississippi (1975)
MSSpeech Pathology
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1987)
PHDAudiology
University of Memphis / Memphis, Tennessee (2004)

Faculty

 

Christy Lynn Coker

Speech Language Pathologist and Instructor
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email clcoker@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5126
Office 307 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BASpeech Pathology
Louisiana State University / Shreveport, Louisiana (1992)
MCDCommunicative Disorders
Louisiana State University / Shreveport, Louisiana (1994)
Areas of Expertise
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Communicative Disorders, School-Based Clinician

Bradley Thomas Crowe

Co-Director Speech and Hearing Center and Clinical Instructor
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email bcrowe@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7271
Office George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BACommunicative Disorders
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1996)
MSSpeech Pathology
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1998)

Amanda Tredway Devera

Speech Language Pathologist and Clinical Instructor
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email atdevera@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1796
Office 311 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BACommunicative Disorders
Harding University / Searcy, Arkansas (1999)
MSCommunicative Disorders
University of Mississippi / University Mississippi (2001)

Carolyn Wiles Higdon

Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email chigdon@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5122
Office 308 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BSCommunicative Disorders
Kent State University / Kent, Ohio (1970)
MACommunicative Disorders
Kent State University / Kent, Ohio (1972)
PHDCommunicative Disorders
University of Georgia / Athens, Georgia (1987)
Areas of Expertise
  • Assistive Technology, Augmentative Communication
  • Autism and Early Intervention
  • Case Management and Life Care Planning
  • Central Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Education, Multicultural Education
  • Evidence Based Medicine and Clinical Outcomes
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Outcomes and Economics
  • Laryngectomy, Medical Voice Issues, Spasmodic Dysphonia,
  • Oral and Pharyngeal Dysphagia
  • Pharmacology and Communication Disorders
  • Voice Science

Toshikazu Ikuta

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email tikuta@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5121
Office 311 George Hall
Website www.olemiss.edu/~tikuta
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Degrees & Expertise

MALinguistics
Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana (2005)
PHDNeural Science
Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana (2008)
Areas of Expertise
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Autism
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Data Science
  • Electrophysiology
  • Generative Linguistics
  • Genetics
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuroscience
  • Schizophrenia

Lisa Fratesi Ivy

Speech Language Pathologist and Clnical Instructor
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email lisaivy@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-5291
Office Communication Sciences and Disorders, 206 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BACommunicative Disorders
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1987)
MSSpeech Pathology
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1989)
Areas of Expertise
  • Communicative Disorders, Articulation and Phonology
  • Communicative Disorders, Child Language
  • Communicative Disorders, Early Intervention
  • Communicative Disorders, Mouth Breathing / the Negative Impact
  • Communicative Disorders, Oral Myofunctional Disorders and Craniofacial Differences

Jennifer Elizabeth Johnson

Speech Language Pathologist
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email johnsonj@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7652
Office 207 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

MSCommunicative Disorders
University of Texas at Dallas / Richardson, Texas (2007)

Amy Jennifer Livingston

Adjunct Instructor in Communication Sciences & Disorders
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email ajliving@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1796
Office 304 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

MSCommunicative Disorders
University of Mississippi / University,ms (1999)

Rebecca Lowe

Clinical Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Speech and Hearing Clinic
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email rl1@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7574
Office 101 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BACommunicative Disorders
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1989)
MAAudiology
Kansas State University / Manhattan, Kansas (1994)
AUDAudiology
Central Michigan University / Mt Pleasant, Michigan (2008)

Haley Mcgee Messersmith

Clinical Audiologist
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email hemcgee@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7652
Office Communications and Disorders, 303 George Hall
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

AUDAudiology
Auburn University / Auburn, Alabama (2009)
Areas of Expertise
  • Communicative Disorders

Kathryn Burkhalter Pittman

Speech Language Pathologist
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email kpittman@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7652
Office 207 George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BSScience
Mississippi State University / Starkville, Mississippi (2004)
MSCommunicative Disorders
University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (2008)

Gregory John Snyder

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email gsnyder@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-1202
Office George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

BSPsychology
Wheaton College / Wheaton Illinois (1995)
MSCommunicative Disorders
East Carolina University / Greenville North Carolina (1997)
PHDCommunicative Disorders
East Carolina Univesity / Greenville North Carolina (2004)
Areas of Expertise
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Communicative Disorders, Articulation and Phonology
  • Laryngectomy, Medical Voice Issues, Spasmodic Dysphonia,
  • Motor Theory
  • Neuroscience
  • Oral and Pharyngeal Dysphagia
  • Pharmacology and Communication Disorders
  • Research Methods
  • Speech Science
  • Stuttering
  • Voice Science

Anne Lloyd Williams

Clinical Audiologist and Clinical Instructor
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email alwillia@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7271
Office George Hall
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Degrees & Expertise

DAAudiology
University of Florida / Gainesville, Florida (2004)

 

Staff

Debra Bishop

Clinical Records Coordinator
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email dchinaul@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7950
Office 100-D George Hall
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Joyce M Pride

Clinical Records Clerk
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email jmpride@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7271
Office 100 George Hall
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Beth Wilburn Shoffner

Administrative Coordinator I
Communication Sciences & Disorders

Email bshoffne@olemiss.edu
Phone +1 (662) 915-7652
Office 303 George Hall
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