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Elizabeth Roepke, Ph.D, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor
Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences


  • Ph.D. in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University
  • Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Appalachian State University
  • Master of Arts in Classics and Linguistics, University of Edinburgh

Research Interests

  • Speech sound disorders in preschool-aged children
  • The relationship between phonological processing and emergent literacy skills in children with speech and language difficulties
  • Cross-linguistic analyses of phonological development and disorders
  • Assessment and intervention practices for speech sound disorders

Honors and Awards

  • 2023: Advancing Academic-Research Careers (AARC) Award
  • 2023: Core Curricular Innovation Fellowship, SLU
  • 2021: Excellent Student Oral Presentation award, International Child Phonology Conference
  • 2021: ASHA Pathways Program mentee
  • 2021: Symposium on Research in Child Development Student Award
  • 2019: Center for Instructional Excellence Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Award, Purdue University
  • 2019: Certificate in Foundations of Teaching Practice, Purdue Center for Instructional Excellence
  • 2018: Lion’s Club Clinical Research Award
  • 2013-2015: Chancellor’s Fellowship, Appalachian State University
  • 2014: Millard Meador Communication Disorders Award, Appalachian State University
  • 2011: First Class Honours degree, University of Edinburgh
  • 2011: C.S. Edgar Prize in Ancient Greek, University of Edinburgh

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence: Speech-Language Pathology, 2016-present
  • Indiana Speech-Language and Hearing Association, 2016-2021
  • North Carolina Speech-Language and Hearing Association, 2013-2015
  • Council for Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
  • Asian Pacific Islander Speech-Language-Hearing Caucus
  • ASHA Special Interest Group: Language Learning and Education (SIG 1)
  • Dyslexia Alliance for Black Children
  • Decolonising Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Special Interest Group