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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Communicative Disorders
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Faculty

 

Carolyn Conway Madding, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department Chair
Professor
* Bilingual English / Spanish

B.S. The Ohio State University
M.A. California State University, Fullerton
Ph.D. The Claremont Graduate University

Phone: (562) 985-5283
Email: carolyn.madding@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Minority Champion, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Doctoral Incentive, California State University, 1995
  • Distinguished Service Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1999
  • Most Valuable Professor, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2001
  • Diversity Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2002
  • Community Service Award, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2010
  • Outstanding Faculty, Disabled Student Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2011

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Bilingualism

Geraldine P. Wallach, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Professor

B.S. Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
M.A. New York University
Ph.D. The Graduate School and University Center of the City, University of New York

Phone: (562) 985-1973
Email: geraldine.wallach@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Distinguished Service Award, Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Most Valuable Professor, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2005
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2011

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Language learning disabilities in children and adolescents
  • Literacy

Betty McMicken, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Internship Supervisor
Associate Professor

B.S. University of Southern California
M.A. University of Southern California
Ph.D. University of Southern California

Phone: (562) 985-5282
Email: betty.mcmicken@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Honors, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Community Service Award, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2009
  • Community Service Award, California State University, Long Beach, 2010

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Motor speech and swallowing disorders
  • Congenital aglossia
  • Head and neck post-surgical rehabilitation

Jennifer Ostergren, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Graduate Advisor
Assistant Professor

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D. The Claremont Graduate University

Phone: (562) 985-8843
Email: jennifer.ostergren@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Doctoral Incentive, California State University, 2006
  • Special Interest Division11-Supervision Research Grant, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2008
  • Site Visitor, American-Speech-Language Association, Council on Academic Accreditation, 2012

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Neurologic speech, language, and cognitive disorders including:
    • Traumatic brain injury
    • Aphasia
    • Right hemisphere dysfunction
  • Alternative & augmentative communication and assistive technology
  • Professional practice issues including:
    • Supervision
    • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

    CSHA 2013 Presentation

Lei Sun, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association Advisor
Assistant Professor
* Bilingual Mandarin / English

B.A. National Taipei University
M.A. Shih Hsin University
M.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Phone: (562) 985-2907
Email: lei.sun@csulb.edu

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Child language development and disorders
  • Language development, morphology, syntax, vocabulary learning, and speech sound disorders in school-age children

Pei-Fang Hung, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
* Trilingual Mandarin / Taiwanese / English

B.S. Chung Shan Medical University
M.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Phone: (562) 985-4159
Email: pei-fang.hung@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Clare Wilkins Chamberlin Memorial Research Award, 2009
  • Graduate School Research Award, University of Oregon, 2009

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Adult language disorders
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Language deterioration related to normal aging and dementia


Michelle Powers-Lundvall, M.A., CCC-SLP
Field Services Coordinator
Full-time Lecturer

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: (562) 985-1494
Email: michelle.powers@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Continuing Education ACE Award, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Autism
  • Early intervention

Stephen Charlton, M.A., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director
Full-time Lecturer
* Bilingual English / Afrikaans

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: (562) 985-4594 (messages)
Email: stephen.charlton@csulb.edu

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Child language
  • Motor disorders

Cristian Paredes, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time Lecturer
* Bilingual Spanish / English

B.A. California State University, Los Angeles
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: (562) 985-4594 (messages)
Email: cristian.paredes@csulb.edu

Honors

  • President’s List, California State University, Long Beach, 2002 – 2004
  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa Academic Honor Society

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Language development in preschool-age children, including assessment and therapy
  • Cultural and linguistic variables of speech and language disorders
  • Autism
  • Clinical supervision

Heather Way, M.S., CCC-SLP
Part-time Lecturer
* Bilingual English / Spanish

B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
M.S. Purdue University

Phone: (562) 985-4594 (messages)
Email: heather.way@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society
  • Ross Fellowship, Purdue University

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Phonology
  • Autism

Alaine Ocampo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Part-time Lecturer
* Bilingual English / Spanish

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D. Chapman University

Phone: (562) 985-4594 (messages)

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Child language
  • Autism

Danielle McGinley, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time Lecturer
* Bilingual English / Spanish

B.S. Bloomsburg University
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: (562) 985-4594 (messages)

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Child language
  • Phonology
  • Voice disorders

Edward Garcia, Au.D.
Part-time Lecturer

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach
Au.D. University of Florida

Phone: (562) 985-4594 (messages)

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Audiology