Amanda Owen Van Horne

Amanda Owen Van Horne

MA Program Director

Office Location:
531 Tower at STAR


  • Ph.D., Purdue University, 2004
  • M.A., University of Texas at Dallas, 1999
  • B.S., University of Texas at Dallas, 1997

Research Interests

  • Child Language Development and Disorders
  • Grammar/Syntax
  • Morphology
  • Intervention Studies
  • Computational Modeling
  • Implementation Sciences


  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)


  • 2022-2024 LSHSS Editor In Chief
  • 2022 UD College of Health Sciences Diversity Advocacy Award
  • 2018 ASHA Editor’s Award, JSLHR, in the area of Language for Do the hard things first: Exemplar selection influences generalization following therapy for grammatical morphology, with Marc Fey and Maura Curran
  • 2016 SROP Outstanding Mentor ~ Honorable Mention, Summer Research Opportunity Program
  • 2016 NIDCD/NIH, Communication Disorders Review Committee, Reviewer, Grant Proposals
  • 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Honors Advisor
  • 2010 Rising Star Award, University of Texas at Dallas