Meet the Faculty and Staff

Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Who We Are

Our faculty are Christian scholars who are passionate about the profession of speech-language pathology. All are experienced clinicians as well as educators. Working in ACU’s innovative learning environment, they combine classroom and clinical experiences with one-on-one mentoring to prepare students for the challenges of their future career.

Meet the Abilene Team

 

Shealynn Abston
Clinical Faculty/Instructor

Lynette Austin, PhD
Department Chair

Terry Baggs, PhD
Associate Professor
Associate Chair

Denise Barnett, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of MS-SLP, Abilene Division

Jennifer Binkley
Instructor
MS-SLP Program Director for Accreditation

Lory Chrane
Undergraduate Program Director

Monica Garcia
Director of Clinical Education
Instructor

 

Meet the Dallas Team

 

Brenda Bender, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of MS-SLP, Dallas Division

Brooke Clark
Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

Daiquirie Crumrine, PhD
Assistant Professor

April Davis-Jones
Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

Michelle Peek, PhD
Assistant Professor

Ellen Shutt
Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

Meet the Adjunct Faculty and Supervisors

Sommer Ellis, AuD
Instructor of Audiology
Abilene

Cortney Deaver
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Abbie Harrison
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Autumn Hesemann
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Susan Postelwait
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Kristen Sessions
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Meet the Staff

Aubree Browning
Administrative Coordinator
ACU Dallas MS-SLP Division

Stephanie Fullerton
Administrative Coordinator
Center for Speech, Language and Learning – Duncum Center, Abilene

Tamaria Tuttle
Administrative Coordinator
Department of CSD, Abilene