Professor Marilyn A. Nippold

(University of Oregon, USA)


“Developmental language disorders and psychopathology in adolescents: Examining the connections”

Marilyn A. Nippold, PhD, CCC-SLP is an internationally-known scholar in adolescent language development and disorders, with particular expertise in the areas of language sampling, complex syntax, and word learning. A professor of Communication Disorders and Sciences at the University of Oregon, she has served as a co-principal investigator on a longitudinal study of language development, funded by the National Institutes of Health, and on a cross-linguistic study of adolescent language funded by the Binational Science Foundation (Israel-US). A Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Professor Nippold has published eight books and 129 journal articles and book chapters, and has made 220 professional presentations. In 2015, she received Honors of the Association, ASHA’s highest award, for “distinguished and exceptional contributions to the discipline of communication sciences and disorders.” She also received the Distinguished Alumni Award, from Purdue University in 2017. Professor Nippold is a former public school Speech-Language Pathologist and served as Editor of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools for over five years. Currently she serves on the Editorial Board of Child Language Teaching and Therapy, an international research journal. Professor Nippold has successfully collaborated on research and writing projects with faculty from around the world. 

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