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The Department of Linguistics and Communication Disorders brings together specialization in theoretical, experimental and applied linguistics with leading clinically based research on speech language pathology and communication disorders. We incorporate current research in these fields into teaching on our highly ranked graduate and undergraduate programs.


Scholarship Opportunity for CSD Majors

We are pleased to announce the JFEW Scholars Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders that will begin September 2017 – thanks to a generous grant from JFEW.

If selected, you can receive up to $7000 toward your educational expenses and financial support for a summer internship experience in CSD.

You may be one of the lucky recipients! Apply before April 21, 2017!

More Information           Application


Department News
[9/23/2016] Kate Menken receives two grants.
[9/9/2016] Alumnus Ian Miller in Explorations in Linguistics.
[9/3/2016] Dan Kaufman receives grant from Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.
[9/1/2016] Cecilia Navarra to chair Language and Literacy Committee at NYSSLHA.
[8/25/2016] LCD welcomes new faculty members Dana Calvet and Michelle Cassano.
[8/20/2016] New book by Stanley Gelfand.
[8/5/2016] Michael Newman and Bill Haddican receive NSF grant.
[8/1/2016] Karen Ball in Perspectives.
[5/15/2016] Elizabeth Ijalba in AJSLP.
[5/10/2016] Awards for Linda Mathew and Elissa Olivera.
[5/5/2016] Robert Vago invited lecture in Budapest.
[5/2/2016] Yael Neumann in Aphasiology and IJLCD.
[5/1/2016] Student research day.
[4/8/2016] QC at NYSSHLHA.
[4/1/2016] Sima Gerber workshops in Israel.
[3/27/2016] Karen Ball at ASHA.
[3/17/2016] Dan Kaufman awarded Mellon grant.
[3/3/2016] Michael Newman on Atlas Obscura.
[2/1/2016] Kate Menken keynote.


Department Office
Department Chair: Arlene Kraat

Director of Linguistics and TESOL Programs: Michael Newman

Queens Hall, Room 300A
Secretary: Maria Cadme
Phone: 718-997-2870
Fax: 718-997-2873

To reach us by public transportation, use the Q20A/B, Q44, or Q88 buses. Queens Hall is located at 65-21 Main Street (formerly the CUNY Law School). Visitors must enter using the rear entrance by walking around the south end of the building.

To reach us by walking from the main campus, exit from Gate 6 to Gravett Road (see map) and follow the signs to Queens Hall.

Mail to the department must be addressed to:

Queens Hall, Room 300A
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597

Speech-Language-Hearing Center

Program Director: Arlene Kraat
Administrative Assistant: Eileen Sprague
Office: Gertz Building
Phone: 718-997-2930 or 718-997-2946
Fax: 718-997-2935

Associate Program Director and Graduate Admissions Coordinator: Patricia McCaul
Office: Gertz Building
Phone: 718-997-2936

Undergraduate Program Coordinator:
Karen Ball

Office: Queens Hall 301C
Phone: 718-997-2946

To reach us by public transportation, use the Q17, Q25, Q34, or Q88 buses. The Gertz Building is located between King Hall and Rathaus Hall on the northeast corner of the campus (see map). The entrance is behind the G Building.


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