Claire Vallotton

Associate Professor of Child Development · Michigan State University

An expert in early childhood education and intervention; parent-child interaction and communication; early development of social skills

Childcare Infant Mental Health Parenting Early Childhood Education Child Development

Gisela O'Brien

Affiliate Faculty · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Second Language and Curriculum Development Beginning Reading Content Literacy

Marie Coppola, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences focused on language acquisition, ASL, deaf culture, and cognitive science.

Sign Language Structure Cognitive Development Language Emergence Homesign Number Cognition

Bernadette Musetti

Professor and Director of Liberal Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Teacher Preparation English Language Learners & Specially Designed Instruction Education Reform Professional Learning for Schools and Districts

Sacha Klein

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Sacha Klein is an expert on child welfare, child maltreatment prevention, effects of early care and education on parenting.

Educational Services Child Maltreatment Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare System Child Abuse Prevention

Alisa Leckie

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Alisa Leckie's research is focused in the areas of education of language minority students, and analyzing policies impacting education.

Literacy Across the Content Areas and Adolescent Literacy Education of Language Minority Students Critical Analysis of Policies Impacting Education

Steve Przymus

Assistant Professor · Texas Christian University

Steve Daniel Przymus, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of Bilingual Education/ESL at Texas Christian University.

Language Planning & Policy Assessment in Bilingual Special Education Bilingual Education Models Sociolinguistics Identity

Joseph Toscano, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Joseph Toscano, PhD, is an expert in human speech recognition and language comprehension through the study of brain and behavior.

Psychology Cognitive Psychology Perception and Language Speech Communication Language Development

Dr. Christopher Strelluf

Assistant Professor, Applied Linguistics · University of Warwick

Dr Strelluf researches dialects of English with particular focus on the changes resulting from a range of social and linguistic factors

Language Development Dialects History of English Accents Rules of English

Emily Lund

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders · Texas Christian University

Emily Lund works with children suffering from hearing loss to improve their literary skills.

Aural Rehabilitation Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Early Intervention with Children with Hearing Loss Spoken and Written Word Learning in Children with Hearing Loss from Monolingual and Bilingual Homes Emergent Literacy Skills of Children with Hearing Loss

Elvira Armas

Director of Programs and Partnerships, Center for Equity for English Learners (CEEL) & Affiliate Faculty · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Literacy Language Development Bilingual and Dual Language Development Professional Development Home-School Partnerships

Maya Clark

Program Director and Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders · Georgia Southern University

Maya Clark is an expert in language development and disorders in school-age children, literacy acquisition and development.

Social cognitive theory and clinical education Literacy acquisition and development Language development and disorders Cultural, linguistic and socio-economic factors in communication and cognition Service-Learning

Dr Claire Farrow

Professor and Director of Applied Health Research Group · Aston University

Dr. Claire Farrow's interests concern the factors influencing eating behaviour and weight gain or loss, particularly in children.

Observational Research Child Obesity Child Eating Behaviour Fussy Eating Digital Health Interventions

Alison Wishard Guerra

Associate Professor · UC San Diego

Wishard Guerra’s research focuses on culture and development in early childhood.

Early Childhood Education K-12 Education During Pandemics Coronavirus COVID-19 Applied Developmental Psychology

Ashley Ireland Dann

Affiliate Faculty · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Online Learning Blended Learning Teacher Professional Development Education Leadership Instructional Methods