Select Student Profiles

Students in the CSD.PhD program come from a wide range of backgrounds and have a variety of specific research interests.  To learn more about a few of the current students in the program and why they chose NU, see the profiles below:

Peiyao Chen (5th year)
Background: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience
Research: Bilingual language processing
Alex Clain (2nd year)
Background: Physics
Research: Perceptual learning and psychophysics
Stephanie Gutierrez (3rd year)
Background: Psychology
Research: Language in aging and neurodegeneration
Brittany Manning (2nd year)
Background: Communication Sciences and Disorders; SLP
Research: co-occurrence of cognitive, social, and behavioral challenges in children with language disorders
Kristi Ward (5th year)
Background: Speech and Hearing Science
Research: Perception and processing of degraded auditory input
Uzma Wilson (3rd year)
Background: Cell & Molecular Biology and Chemistry; AuD
Research: audiological assessment; cochlear function