Director of Graduate Studies, Assistant Professor
School: Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Jessica Jocelyn obtained her Ph.D. from Howard University with a specialization in child language. She has worked in the field as a clinician, clinical supervisor, and educator. As a licensed speech-language pathologist, Dr. Jocelyn has provided evaluation and intervention services to bilingual and monolingual children from birth to adolescence. Her research focuses on assessing and treating culturally and linguistically diverse populations with a special interest in Haitian Creole speakers. In addition, she has an interest in global research and culturally responsive service. Dr. Jocelyn has presented at national and international conferences. She has participated in interprofessional international service-learning and research trips to Haiti, Ecuador, and Guadeloupe. She serves on the executive board for the Haitian Caucus of ASHA and as a member of the professional development committee for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders.