Students

Graduate Students

Kristen Wood

Kristen is a first-year master’s student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at FSU. She completed her Bachelor’s of Health Science in CSD at the University of Florida with a minor in Disabilities in Society.  Her interests include literacy, parent and teacher education, language development and early intervention. Her favorite children’s book is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erica Kochis

Erica is a first year master’s student in the Communication Science and Disorders program at Florida State University. She received her B.S. in psychology at FSU in 2017. When she is not at school, she can be found running through Tallahassee with her dog, Honey or doing yoga. Erica aspires to work with preschool and school-aged children in the future. She hopes to use her favorite children’s book, Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes, in her therapy sessions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Paulk

Kelsey is a first-year master’s student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at FSU.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in 2014 from the same program.  After graduating, she taught fifth grade for four years in a low socioeconomic school in Panama City, Fl.  She is most interested in working with children with hearing impairments. Her favorite children’s book is Among the Hidden.

 

 

Michelle Chavarro

 

Michelle is a first year student in the combined master’s and doctoral program for Communication Science and Disorders program at Florida State University. She received her B.S. in CSD at FSU in 2017. She worked as an SLPA in schools, daycares, and a private clinic out in Quincy for a year after graduation. Michelle is working towards a career in research, focused on child language development and bilingualism. Michelle’s favorite children’s book is Are You My Mother by P.D. Eastman.

Undergraduate Students

Cassidy Flechaus

Cassidy is a senior in the School of Communication Science and Disorders at FSU.  She plans to go to graduate school for speech-language pathology and would like to persue a Ph.D. in neuroscience.  She loves to travel and like Dr. Farquharson, she loves goats!  Cassidy’s favorite children’s book is Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katie Goodwin

Katie is a junior in the undergraduate Communication Science and Disorders program at FSU. She hopes to go to graduate school for speech therapy and become an SLP working with school age children. When she’s not studying, Katie enjoys running or eating Mickey shaped waffles at Walt Disney World. Her favorite children’s book is Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne

 

 

 

Vicki Zilbergleyt

Vicki is a junior in the School of Communication Science and Disorders at FSU. She hopes to attend graduate school for speech-language pathology, and would eventually like to work with the pediatric population. She is a preschool teacher’s assistant and loves to explore Tallahassee! Her favorite children’s book is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.

 

 

 

 

Mallory Meuser

Mallory is a senior in the undergraduate Communication Science and Disorders program at FSU. She plans to attend graduate school for speech-language pathology and hopes to work with school-aged children. When she is not at school, she loves to sing and bake. Her favorite children’s book is If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff.

 

 

Kaia Stevenson

Kaia is a freshman majoring in Communication Science and Disorders. She hopes to work with elementary school age children when she finishes school. She is a member of the women’s cross country and track team here at FSU and her favorite book is Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin.

 

June Kassolis

June Kassolis is a junior in the Communication Science and Disorders major. She plans to obtain a Masters in Speech Pathology.  She enjoys running, cooking and going to the park with my dog, Chloe.  June comes from a big family – in fact, she is a triplet!  In addition, to her triplet siblings, she has 4 other siblings!  June’s favorite children’s book is Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collaborators

Dr. Sherine Tambyraja, Crane Center for Early Childhood Research & Policy, The Ohio State University

Dr. Nicole Patton Terry, FSU College of Education

Dr. Toby Macrae, FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders

Dr. Carla Wood, FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders

Dr. Katy Cabbage, Brigham Young University

Dr. Tiffany Hogan, MGH-Institute of Health Professions (SeeHearSpeak Podcast)

Dr. Erin Bush, University of Wyoming

Dr. Judy Harvey, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Whitney Schneider-Cline, University of Nebraska-Kearney

Dr. Christina Pelatti, Towson University

CLaSS Lab Alum

Alum from the CLaSS Lab at Emerson College:

Carolyn Babeu – 2018 graduate

Divya Swaminathan – 2018 graduate

Caroline Shea – 2018 graduate

Catherine DiBona – 2019 graduate

Clare Mitchell – 2019 graduate

Jen Kurzrok – 2019 graduate

Brittany Schoellkopf – 2017 graduate (undergrad)

Lisa Boldini – 2017 graduate

Sydney Macnaughton – 2017 graduate

Kelsey Parent – 2017 graduate

Kayla MacKay – 2017 graduate

Corinne Zmoos – 2017 graduate

Lauren Gallagher – 2017 graduate

Stephanie Habib – 2016 graduate


Meet the CLaSS Lab director!