Communication Disorders (323) 343-4690


Cari Saben Flint

Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Contact: (323) 343-4758

E-mail: cflint@calstatela.edu

Dr. Flint is an expert on developmental phonologic disorders (assessment and treatment), treatment efficacy research, clinical phonetics, applied behavior analysis, and reliability and validity of standardized tests.


Edward S. Klein

Professor of Communication Disorders; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Contact: (323) 343-2881

E-mail: eklein@cslanet.calstatela.edu

Dr. Klein is an expert in speech disorders in children and adults, phonology and voice disorders.


Nancy J. Manasse

Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders;

Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Contact: (323) 343-4757

E-mail: nmanasse.calstatela.edu

Dr. Manasse is an expert on adult neurological disorders, with a focus on stroke, brain injury and degenerative disease.


Maryon Matsuda

Professor of Communication Disorders; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Contact: (323) 343-4697

E-mail: mmatsud@calstatela.edu

Dr. Matsuda is an expert in normal first and second language acquisition, and language disorders in multicultural populations. Her interests include the relationship between the development of language and communication skills and social development.


Mike E. Peterson

Associate Professor, Communication Disorders; Ph.D., University of Washington

Contact: 323-343-4693

E-mail: mpeters@cslanet.calstatela.edu

Peterson specializes in the amplification for the hearing-impaired current hearing-aid technology.