Faculty and Staff

Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty

Cari Flint
Cari Flint, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department Chair and Professor
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4758

Office: KH B119

Dr. Flint is the Department Chair. She received her Ph.D. in Speech Pathology from UC Santa Barbara. Her areas of expertise are speech sound and fluency disorders.

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Beatriz Barragan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4693

Office: KH B106B

Dr. Barragan received her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Science from Arizona State University, Tempe. Her area of expertise is neurobiology of bilingualism.

Nancy J. Cohick
Nancy J. Cohick, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Professor
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4757

Office: KH B106-C

Dr. Cohick received her Ph.D. in Speech Pathology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her area of expertise is adult neurogenic disorders, including traumatic brain injury, aphasia, and dysphagia.

Erica Ellis
Erica Ellis, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4691

Office: KH B106-D

Dr. Ellis received her Ph.D. in Language and Communicative Disorders from San Diego State University and UC San Diego. Her areas of interest are language delays and disorders in young children, predictors of language outcomes, and parent coaching and intervention strategies.

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Miwako Hisagi, Ph.D., Au.D.,CCC-A
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext:
(626)382-0262

KH B106B and Off-Campus at The Alhambra Business Center

Dr. Hisagi received her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from The University of New York (CUNY) - The Graduate Center and her Au.D. from the University of Connecticut. Her areas of expertise arepsychoacoustics, speech science, amplification, geriatric audiology, and audiologic rehabilitation.

Peter Ivory
Peter Ivory, Ph.D., CCC-A
Professor and Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Program Director
Phone/Ext:
(626) 382-0264

KH B106B and Off-Campus at The Alhambra Business Center

Dr. Ivory received his Ph.D. in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Kansas. His areas of expertise are audiology and genetics.

Mary Kubalanza
Mary Kubalanza, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4756

Office: KH B106A

Dr. Kubalanza received her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her area of expertise is language and literacy development.

Miles E. Peterson
Miles E. Peterson, Ph.D., CCC-A
Professor
Phone/Ext:
(626) 382-0261

Office: KH B106B and Off-Campus at The Alhambra Business Center

Dr. Peterson is the AuD Program Director. He received his Ph.D. in Audiology from the University of Washington. His areas of expertise are audiology, hearing aids, aural
rehabilitation, and private practice.

Gabriela Simon-Cereijido
Gabriela Simon-Cereijido, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Professor
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4697

Office: KH B109-A

Dr. Simon-Cereijido received her Ph.D. in Language and Communicative Disorders from UC San Diego. Her areas of expertise are child language and bilingual issues.

Chandan Suresh
Chandan Suresh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext:
(626) 382-0263

Office: KH B106B and Off-Campus at The Alhambra Business Center

Dr. Suresh received his Ph.D. in Audiology from Purdue University. His areas of expertise are electrophysiology and hearing science.

Clinical Faculty

Paula Horner
Paula Horner, PhD, CCC-SLP
Lecturer and Robert L. Douglass Speech & Language Clinic Director
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4753

Dr. Horner is the Director of the Robert L. Douglass Speech-Language Clinic. She received her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Ohio State University. Her areas of expertise are high risk infants and toddlers, autism, and augmentative and alternative communication.

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Margaret Winter, M.S., CCC-A
Lecturer and Cal State LA Hearing and Balance Clinic Director
Phone/Ext:
(626) 382-0265

Ms. Winter received her M.S. in Communicative Disorders from the University of Redlands. Her areas of expertise are pediatric audiology and implantable auditory devices.

Staff

Evelia F. Odom
Administrative Support Coordinator
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4690
June Kim
Administrative Support Assistant
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-4754

Lecturers

Lecturers

Lecturers share an office space at KH B109-D.  For Lecturer office hours, please see the Office Hours Information Board located across from KH B106.