Brandi L. Newkirk-Turner, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

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Associate Professor




  • Ph.D., Communication Disorders (Linguistics, minor), Louisiana State University
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, Western Michigan University
  • B.S., Audiology and Speech Sciences, Michigan State University


Research Interests: 

  • Language acquisition in the context of dialectal variations
  • Speech and language assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse children


Previous Courses Taught: 

  • CMD 527 – Seminar in Child Language Disorders (Birth to Three)
  • CMD 528 – Seminar in Child Language Disorders (School-Age Population)
  • CMD 558 – Seminar in Multicultural Issues
  • CMD 582 – Special Topics in Communicative Disorders
  • CMD 532 – Research Methods


Professional Memberships:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • National Black Association of Speech-Language Hearing


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