Faculty and Staff

Chair

Lennette J Ivy Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Chair and Associate Professor of Communication Sciences & 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)
Curriculum Vita

Faculty

 

Christy Lynn Coker M.C.D., CCC-SLP

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)
Curriculum Vita
Areas of Expertise
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Communicative Disorders, School-Based Clinician

Bradley Thomas Crowe M.S., CCC-SLP

Co-Director Speech and Hearing Center and Clinical Instructor

Communication Sciences & Disorders

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

Degrees & Expertise

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

Amanda Tredway Devera M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist and Clinical Instructor

Communication Sciences & Disorders

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

Degrees & Expertise

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

Carolyn Wiles Higdon Ph.D., CCC-SLP

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)
Curriculum Vita
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 http://www.olemiss.edu/~tikuta
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

MALinguistics Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana (2005)
PHDNeural Science Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana (2008)
Curriculum Vita
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 M.S., CCC-SLP

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
Contact

Degrees & Expertise

BACommunicative Disorders University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1987)
MSSpeech Pathology University of Mississippi / University, Mississippi (1989)
Memberships & Certifications
  • Member, American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Member, International Association of Orofacial Myology
  • 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

    Rebecca Lowe Au.D., CCC-A

    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
    Contact

    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)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • Interim Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies
  • Member of ASHA
  • Curriculum Vita

    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

    Gregory John Snyder Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Communication Sciences & Disorders

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

    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)
    Memberships & Certifications
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • National Stuttering Association
  • Curriculum Vita
    Areas of Expertise
    • Research Methods
    • Speech Science
    • Stuttering

    Anne Lloyd Williams Au.D., CCC-A

    Clinical Audiologist and Clinical Instructor

    Communication Sciences & Disorders

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

    Degrees & Expertise

    DAAudiology University of Florida / Gainesville, Florida (2004)
    Curriculum Vita

    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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    Staff

    Beth Wilburn Shoffner

    Senior Secretary

    Communication Sciences & Disorders

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