Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Meet the Faculty

As you learn from some of the best clinicians and educators in the field, you will be challenged and supported in a welcoming yet rigorous academic environment. Our highly accessible and supportive instructors bring significant professional experience to the classroom, having contributed seminal research, textbooks, and clinical work to the discipline.

Faculty Profiles

  • Daniel Kempler, Chair, specialist in acquired neurologically based communicative disorders in adults
  • Cynthia Bartlett, Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director, specialist in adult neurogenic communicative disorders
  • Ruth Grossman, Assistant Professor

Faculty & Clinical Staff Bios


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The master's program in speech-language pathology at Emerson College is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

CSD - Communication Disorders - Jena Casbon MS '05 Video

Meet Alumna Jena Casbon

Jena Casbon, MS '05, discusses how Emerson prepared her for a career as a speech-language pathologist. Watch »