Department Directory


Below you will find information and contact details for our department faculty members, additional researchers, and staff. Each faculty member has a link to a profile page with more information. 

Department leadership 

Amanda Seidl


631 Tower at STAR

Christine Virion Cook

Director of Research and Clinical Services

534 The Tower at STAR

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Jacquie Robinson (Truluck)

Director of Clinical Education

635P Tower at STAR

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Amanda Owen Van Horne

MA Program Director

531 Tower at STAR
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Department Faculty Members 

Ho Ming Chow

PhD Program Co-Director
Associate Professor

517 Tower at STAR
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F. Sayako Earle

Associate Professor

534 Tower at STAR
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Dale Gregore

Adjunct Professor

Christiana Health Care Systems

Alyssa Lanzi

Assistant Professor

521 Tower at STAR
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Giovanna Morini

Associate Professor

533 Tower at STAR
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Evan Usler

Assistant Professor

516 Tower at STAR
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Katherine Verdolini Abbott

PhD Program Co-Director

532 Tower at STAR
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Matthew Cohen

Associate Professor

520 Tower at STAR
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James M. Ellison

Adjunct Professor

Swank Memory Care Center
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Aquiles Iglesias

Founding Director
Professor Emeritus
Unidel Katherine Esterly Chair Emeritus of Health Sciences

Beth Mineo

Joint Appointment, Associate Professor School of Education

Center for Disabilities Studies

Rebecca Hunting Pompon

Assistant Professor

515 Tower at STAR
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Linda D. Vallino

Adjunct Professor – Center for Pediatric Auditory and Speech Sciences (CPASS)

Nemours Biomedical Research/Alfred i. duPont Hospital for Children

Name Title Email Office
Samuel Farrand SLP, Research Coordinator  
Nicole Guarino Postdoctoral Research Fellow Lab 303 Worrilow Hall
Allyson Lindsay, MA, CCC-SLP SLP; Research Coordinator, Resilient Cognitive Aging (RECALL) Lab  
Karla Mercedes
Lab Manager, Speech Language Acquisition and Multilingualism (SLAM) Lab  
Kara Seitz
SLP, Research Assistant  
Samantha Weatherford SLP, Clinical Research Manager, TELL Lab
512 Tower at STAR
Lily Yan Lab Manager, MAPS (Memory and Perception of Speech) Lab
Name Title Email Phone Office
Simchah Hollenbach Business Administrator I 302-831-4270 514Q  Tower at STAR