Jessica Jocelyn

Jessica Jocelyn standing in front of a brick wall and green landscape

Jessica Jocelyn

Director of Graduate Studies, Assistant Professor


School: Columbian College of Arts and Sciences


2115 G Street NW Washington DC 20052

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.