Meet the Faculty and Staff

Communication Sciences and Disorders

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.

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.

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Abilene Faculty & Staff

Lynette Austin - Communication Disorders

Lynette Austin, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Professor

Terry Baggs - Communication Disorders

Terry Baggs, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Education and Human Services
Associate Professor

Denise Barnett - Communication Disorders

Denise Barnett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director of MS-SLP, Abilene Division

Jennifer Binkley - Communication Disorders

Jennifer Binkley, Ph.D.

Instructor
Graduate Program Director

Lory Chrane - Communication Disorders

Lory Chrane MA, CCC-SLP

Instructor
Undergraduate Program Director

Monica Garcia MS, CCC-SLP

Instructor
Director of Clinical Education

Hollie Reese - Speech Pathology

Hollie Reese, MS, CCC-SLP

College Assistant Professor

Stephanie Fullerton

Administrative Coordinator
Center for Speech, Language and Learning
Duncum Center, Abilene

Tamaria Tuttle - Communication Disorders

Tamaria Tuttle

Administrative Coordinator
Abilene Campus

Dallas Faculty & Staff

Brenda Bender, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Associate Chair
Director MS-SLP Dallas Division

Brooke Clark, MS, CCC-SLP

Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

Daiquirie Crumrine - Dallas Communication Disorders

Daiquirie Crumrine, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

April Davis Jones - Dallas Communication Disorders

April Davis-Jones, MS, CCC-SLP

Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

Michelle Peek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dara Rodriguez, MS, CCC-SLP

Clinical Coordinator
Instructor

Alison Pirtle - Dallas Communication Disorders

Alison Pirtle

Administrative Coordinator
ACU Dallas MSLP Division

Adjunct Faculty and Supervisors

Cathy Clay, M.Ed, CCC/SLP
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Cortney Deaver
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Sommer Ellis, AuD
Instructor of Audiology
Abilene

Stephen Hamlett, AuD
Instructor of Audiology
Abilene

Yodit Jones, MA, CCC-SLP
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Erika McLean, MS, CCC-SLP
Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology
Abilene

Susan Postelwait, MS, CCC-SLP
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene

Kristen Sessions, MS, CCC-SLP
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Clinical Supervisor
Abilene