Professor, Department Chair
Elise Lindstedt, PhD, CCC-SLP
Professor and Department Chair
PhD, Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Denver (NAU, 1994)
MS, Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Arizona
BA, Psychology, California State University, Los Angeles
Language Disorders: School-age
Communication Disorders: Birth to Five
Areas of Expertise
Child language and disorders; literacy; cultural and linguistic diversity and clinical service delivery.
Current student research projects
Work, Supervision, Graduate School: Perspectives of Bilingual Spanish-English
Support Personnel; Why Clients Choose University Clinic Services; More bang for your buck?: Investigating duration of vocabulary instruction.
Prior to joining the NAU faculty, Dr. Lindstedt worked as a school-based speech-language pathologist in Tucson and Flagstaff and provided services to children on the Navajo and Hopi American Indian reservations in northern Arizona. She directs student research in the areas of child language, cultural and linguistic diversity, and service delivery. Her partnership with the Arizona Department of Education provides funding support to increase the number of speech-language pathologists working in Arizona schools. Dr. Lindstedt has received funding from the U.S. Department of Education and the Arizona Department of Education.