Alumni

Former Masters Students

Name Degree Year
Thesis Title
Rita Sio Nga Kou, MS 2019 “Time course of talker adaptation” linkedin_16px
Alexandra Kapadia, MS 2019 “Effects of type, token, and talker variability in speech processing efficiency.”
Isabelle Nastaskin, MS 2019 “The effect of talker familiarity on talker normalization.” linkedin_16px
Andrea Chang, MS 2018 “Effects of early language experiences on the auditory brainstem” linkedin_16px
Cecilia Cheng Cheng (程诚), MS 2017 “Can visual feedback improve English speakers’ Mandarin tone production?”
Laura Haenchen, MS 2017 “Noninvasive neurostimulation of sensorimotor adaptation in speech production” linkedin_16px
Jennifer Golditch, MS 2017  – – – linkedin_16px
Deirdre McLaughlin, MS, CCC-SLP 2017 “Talker identification is not improved by lexical access in the absence of familiar phonology” linkedin_16px
Michelle Lee, MS, CCC-SLP 2016  – – – linkedin_16px
Rebecca Lember, MS, CCC-SLP 2015 “Lexical effects in talker identification” linkedin_16px
Elizabeth Petitti, MS, CCC-SLP 2015 “A fundamental pitch perception bias for tone language speakers” linkedin_16px

Former Undergraduate Students

Name Degree & Major Lab Tenure
Chinazo Otiono Psychology Fall 2018 – Summer 2019
Nicole Chen Computer Engineering Fall 2018 – Summer 2019
Amabel Antwi Behavior and Health Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
Kamilah Harruna Health Science Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
Allen Qu 2019, B.S.
Computer Engineering
Fall 2017 – Fall 2018
Kristina Furbeck * 2018, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Thesis: “Acoustic features associated with similarity judgments of voices”
Summer 2017 – Spring 2018
Cassandra Chan * 2018, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Spring 2015 – Spring 2018 linkedin_16px
Lauren Gustainis 2018, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Thesis: “Forming talker expectations from visual cues”
Fall 2015 – Spring 2018
Tyrone Hou * 2018, B.A.
Computer Science
Spring 2015 – Spring 2017 linkedin_16px
Dana Gordon 2017, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Spring 2017 linkedin_16px
Alina Razak 2017, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Thesis: “Who’s at the cocktail party? Effects of noise on talker identification”
Fall 2015 – Spring 2017 linkedin_16px
Jonathan Mirsky * 2018, B.A.
Neuroscience
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
Elly Hu * 2016, B.A.
Neuroscience
Spring 2014 – Spring 2016 linkedin_16px
Deirdre McLaughlin * 2015, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Fall 2013 – Spring 2015 linkedin_16px
Molly Cleveland * 2015, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Spring 2014 – Spring 2015 linkedin_16px
Carly Schimmel * 2015, B.A.
Neuroscience
Spring 2015 linkedin_16px
Kara Ryan 2016, B.S.
Human Physiology
Spring 2014 – Summer 2014 linkedin_16px
Jane Kelley *
2014, B.A.
English
Spring 2014 linkedin_16px
Monica Arrieta 2014, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Spring 2014
Rosa (Cecilia) Blanco 2014, B.S.
Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Spring 2014

Undergraduate research support provided by:
* Student Research Award(s) from the BU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Former GPN Rotation Students

Name Rotation Term
Stuart Babcock Spring 2017
Julia Chartove Spring 2015
Nathan Perkins Spring 2015 google-scholar-16px
Sophie Schwartz Fall 2014 google-scholar-16px

Former Research Faculty & Staff

Name Position Term
Kristine Strand, Ed.D., CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist,
Research Associate Professor
2015-2018
Emily Thurston Research Analyst 2016-2017 linkedin_16px
Ja Young Choi Research Analyst 2014-2016 linkedin_16px
Sara Dougherty Research Analyst 2014-2016 linkedin_16px