doctoral degree from Wichita State University
Office: HUM B4B
Phone: (845) 257-3465
Dr. Liz Hester teaches voice disorders, phonetics, phonology, child language, and a course on the evolution of speech, language, and hearing.
She received her Master's degree from California State University, Fresno, where she subsequently conducted clinic at Valley Children's Hospital in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She received her doctoral degree from Wichita State University, where she carried out research with Barbara Hodson on phonological production, working memory, and reading decoding.
Her current research interests are focused on the study of the suprasegmental basis of speech and reading, particularly, the inclusion of music in the speech, language, and hearing clinic.
She has published research on child phonology and literacy and on the evolution of the auditory system.