Communication Sciences & Disorders Faculty
Associate Professor and Interim Chair (2006)
B.A. Dartmouth College, M.S. University of Washington, Ph.D. University of Washington
Wyatt Oswald is an environmental scientist interested in climate change and its impacts on ecosystems and human societies.
In his research he analyzes lake-sediment records to reconstruct past changes in climate, vegetation, and fire. He has worked in Alaska, the western US, and New England. Oswald is a Research Fellow at the Harvard Forest, Harvard University's center for research and education in forest ecology and conservation, and serves as an Associate Editor for the journal Quaternary Research. Oswald teaches courses on climate change, earth science, and ecology, and in 2010 he received the Helaine and Stanley Miller Award for Outstanding Teaching.
Office: Ubank 903
Current CoursesEarth Science: Natural Disasters (SC222)
CSD Department news
See how CSD faculty, students, and alumni are shaping the fields of speech pathology, audiology, and health communication.
Katie O'Neil '09, '11
Katie O'Neil '09, '11 reveals why she chose speech pathology and how giving her students communication tools makes her feel. Watch now »
Grossman studies facial expression to aid people with autism
In her research, Communication Sciences and Disorders Assistant Professor Ruth Grossman wants to address some of the communication problems that children with autism face as they interact with others at home and school.