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Advancing Academic-Research Careers (AARC) Award Recipients

ASHA is pleased to announce this year's AARC Award recipients. AARC supports the Association's Strategic Objective to Increase Research Commitment. This $5,000 award is given to new faculty in higher education to support their academic and research endeavors in the field of communication sciences and disorders (CSD).

2015 Recipients

Francoise Brosseau-Lapre, Purdue University
Teaching Mentor: Lisa Goffman, Purdue University
Research Mentor: Brian Goldstein, LaSalle University

Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel, Marquette University
Teaching Mentor: Jeffrey Berry, Marquette University
Research Mentor: Lisa Goffman, Purdue University

Louise Keegan, Appalachian State University
Teaching Mentor: Kimberly McCullough, Appalachian State University
Research Mentors: Leanne, Togher, University of Sydney; Gary McCullough and Angela Losardo, Appalachian State University

Mili Kuruvilla-Dugdale, University of Missouri-Columbia
Teaching Mentor: Jordan Green, MGH Institute; Christopher Dromey, Brigham Young University; Wendy Quach, San Jose State University
Research Mentors: Anne Smith, Purdue University; Nelson Cowan, University of Missouri-Columbia

Erin Lundblom, University of Pittsburgh
Teaching Mentor: Carol Washburn, University of Pittsburgh
Research Mentor: Julian Woods, Florida State Univesity

Rhiannon Luyster, Emerson College
Teaching Mentor: Daniel Kempler, Emerson College
Research Mentor: Ruth Grossman, Emerson College

Hua Ou, Illinois State University
Teaching Mentor: Jean Sawyer, Illinois State University
Research Mentors: Joseph Smaldino and Julie-Ann McFann, Illinois State University; Kathleen Clenkowski, University of Connecticut

Amy Rose, Western Carolina University
Teaching Mentor: Georgia Hambrecht, Western Carolina University
Research Mentors: Billy Ogletree and David Shapiro, Western Carolina University; Elizabeth Laugeson, University of California-LA

Chaleece Sandberg, Pennsylvania State University
Teaching Mentor: Ingrid Blood, Pennsylvania State University
Research Mentors: Carol Miller and Janet Van Hell, Pennsylvania State University

Emily Zimmerman, Northeastern University
Teaching Mentor: Therese O'Neil, Northeastern University
Research Mentors: Chantal Lau, Baylor College of Medicine; Rupal Patel, Northeastern University

Previous Recipients

2014

Danielle Brimo,Texas Christian University
Maria Dietrich, University of Missouri
Kelly Farquharson, Emerson College
Lizbeth Finestack, University of Minnesota
Jiyeon Lee, Purdue University
Sonja Molfenter, New York University

2013

Susan Grogan-Johnson, Kent State University
Sunjung Kim, University of Central Arkansas
Erin Picou, Vanderbilt University
Jessica Richardson, University of South Carolina
Karla Washington, University of Cincinnati
Krystal Werfel, University of South Carolina

2012

Suzanne Adlof, University of South Carolina
Daniel Fogerty, University of South Carolina
Amber Franklin, Miami University of Ohio
Rik Lemoncello, Pacific University
Ann Perreau, Augustana University
Sarah Wallace, Duquesne University

2011

Ling-Yu Guo, University at Buffalo–SUNY
Kerry Mandulak, Portland State University
Douglas Parham, Wichita State University
Yvonne Rogalski, Ithaca College

2010

Inge Anema, SUNY New Paltz
Jason Davidow, Hofstra University
Kelli Evans, University of South Alabama
Julie Honaker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Rita Patel, University of Kentucky

2009

Megan Dunn Davison, Temple University
Naomi Hashimoto, Univesity of Wisconsin–River Falls
Kia Johnson, James Madison University
Antje Mefferd, Wichita State University

2008

Gayle DeDe, University of Arizona
Valarie Fleming, Texas State University at San Marcos
John Heilmann, East Carolina University (currently at University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)
Fuh-Cherng Jeng, Ohio University
Lisa B. Thomas, Marshall University

2007

Sharon Antonucci, New York University
Ciara Leydon, Brooklyn College of University of New York
Oliver Wendt, Purdue University
Aparna Rao, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities
Dongsun Yim, Northwestern University
Carolyn Richie, Butler University

2006

Ryan Branski, Memorial Sloan-Kettering/Cornell University (currently at New York University Medical Center)
Lisa Edmonds, University of Florida–Gainesville
Tiffany Hogan, University of Arizona (currently at University of Nebraska–Lincoln)
John McCarthy, Ohio University
Mahalakshmi Sivasankar, Purdue University
Kathy Vander Werff, Syracuse University

2005

Lori Altmann, University of Florida
Stacy Kathryn Betz, Pennsylvania State University
Laura DeThorne, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Gerianne Gilligan, Towson University
Lisa Hammett, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Youngsun Kim, Ohio University
Swathi Kiran, Boston University
Dennis Ries, Ohio University
Trisha Self, Wichita State University
Kristie Spencer, University of Washington
Debra Suiter, University of Memphis
Geralyn Timler, University at Buffalo

2004

Katsura Aoyama, Texas Tech University
Susan Baker, Miami University
Cathy Balthazar, Governors State University
Lisa Davidson, Washington University–St. Louis
Ruiying Ding, University of Wisconsin
Sarah Hargus Ferguson, University of Kansas
Joan Furey, Hofstra University
Jessica Huber, Purdue University
Ella Inglebret, Washington State University
Linda Jarmulowicz, University of Memphis
Chang Liu, Wichita State University
Kimberly McDowell, Wichita State University
Barbara Rodriguez, University of New Mexico

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