Sylvia Campbell

Sylvia Campbell headshot
Assistant Professor
Room 217
Hall of Government
2115 G Street NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurolinguistics
  • Autism
  • Language and Cognition
  • Child Language
  • Pediatric Language Disorders
  • Prosody

Sylvia Campbell, Ph.D.-SLP, is an assistant professor who teaches both graduate classes and undergraduate classes in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and has served as the academic faculty member on the department’s two short term study abroad programs, International Collaborations in Speech Language Pathology, South Korea, 2013, and Nepal, 2016.  Dr. Campbell received her MS in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and her Ph.D. with a primary area of study in developmental neurolinguistics and childhood language disorders from the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to coming to GWU, Dr. Campbell was a professor at the University of Kuwait which graduated their first class of nationally trained speech language pathologists during her tenure.  In addition, she has taught courses and led workshops in a number of other Universities and countries overseas.  Dr. Campbell’s teaching is informed by her broad international experience and a strong clinical background, particularly in the area of complex childhood language disorders and multicultural issues and influences in communication disorders.


Ph.D., Speech and Hearing Science

M.A., Speech Language Pathology

B.S.E., Elementary Education/Special Education

Speech Language Pathology Licensure: District of Columbia and Virginia

Professional Activities

  • NSSHLA Faculty Sponsor
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Member

Classes Taught

SPHR 6240: Neurogenic Communication Disorders

SPHR 2132: Literacy

SPHR 1072: Multicultural Issues in Human Communication

SPHR 6291: Advanced Pediatrics (Selected Topics in SLP Option)

SPHR 6220: Disorders of Articulation and Phonology

SPHR 6291: International Collaboration in Speech-Language Pathology, co-educator (Selected Topics in SLP Option)