American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Advancing Academic-Research Careers (AARC) Award Recipients

ASHA is pleased to announce the 2013 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).

2013 Recipients

Susan Grogan-Johnson, Kent State University
Teaching Mentors: Stacy Williams, Case Western Reserve University and Annette Kratcoski, Kent State University|
Research Mentors: Anna Schmidt, Kent State University and Jason Schenker, Kent State University

Sunjung Kim, University of Central Arkansas
Teaching Mentors: William Lammers, University of Central Arkansas and Youngsun Kim, Ohio University
Research Mentors: Richard Mayer, University of California-Santa Barbara and Kathryn Bayles, University of Central Arkansas

Erin Picou, Vanderbilt University
Teaching Mentor: Anne Marie Tharpe, Vanderbilt University
Research Mentor: Todd Ricketts, Vanderbilt University

Jessica Richardson, University of South Carolina
Teaching Mentors: Kenn Apel, University of South Carolina and Stacy Fritz, University of South Carolina
Research Mentor: Chris Rorden, University of South Carolina

Karla Washington, University of Cincinnati
Teaching Mentor: Nancy Creaghead, University of Cincinnati
Research Mentors: Scott Holland, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Jenniver Vannest, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Krystal Werfel, University of South Carolina
Teaching Mentor: Hiram McDade, University of South Carolina
Research Mentors: Kenn Apel, University of South Carolina and Julie Masterson, Missouri State University

Previous Recipients

2012

Suzanne Adlof, University of South Carolina
Research Mentors: Fernanda Ferreira, University of South Carolina
Shelley Gray, Arizona State University,
Teaching Mentor: Hiram McDade, University of South Carolina

Daniel Fogerty, University of South Carolina
Research Mentors: Judy Dubno, Medical University of South Carolina
Allen Montgomery, University of South Carolina
Teaching Mentor: Hiram McDade, University of South Carolina

Amber Franklin, Miami University of Ohio
Research Mentor: Dimitar Deliyski
Teaching Mentors: Cecilia Shore, Miami University of Ohio
Barbara Weinrich, Miami University of Ohio

Rik Lemoncello, Pacific University
Research Mentor: Ilsa Schwarz, University of TennesseeKnoxville
Teaching Mentor: Sarah Ginsberg, Eastern Michigan University

Ann Perreau, Augustana University
Research Mentor: Christopher Turner, University of Iowa
Teaching Mentor: Kathy Jakielski, Augustana University

Sarah Wallace, Duquesne University
Research Mentor: Connie Tompkins, University of Pittsburgh
Teaching Mentor: Laurel Willingham-McLain, Duquesne University

2011

Ling-Yu Guo, University at BuffaloSUNY
Primary Mentor: Joan Sussman, University at BuffaloSUNY

Kerry Mandulak, Portland State University
Primary Mentor: Kathy Chapman, University of Utah

Douglas Parham, Wichita State University
Primary Mentor: Jessica Huber, Purdue University

Yvonne Rogalski, Ithaca College
Primary Mentor: Heather Harris Wright, Arizona State University

2010

Inge Anema, SUNY New Paltz
Primary mentor: Viorica Marian, Northwestern University

Jason Davidow, Hofstra University
Primary mentor: Roger Ingham, University of California–Santa Barbara

Kelli Evans, University of South Alabama
Primary mentor: Lyn Turkstra, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Julie Honaker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Primary mentor: Jordan Green, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Rita Patel, University of Kentucky
Primary mentor: Diane Bless, University of Wisconsin–Madison

2009

Megan Dunn Davison, Temple University
Primary Mentor: Melanie Schuele, Vanderbilt University

Naomi Hashimoto, Univesity of Wisconsin–River Falls
Primary Mentor: Swathi Kiran, Boston University

Kia Johnson, James Madison University
Primary Mentor: Christy Ludlow, James Madison University

Antje Mefferd, Wichita State University
Primary Mentor: Gary Weismer, University of Wisconsin–Madison

2008

Gayle DeDe, University of Arizona
Primary Mentor: Cynthia Thompson, Northwestern University

Valarie Fleming, Texas State University at San Marcos
Primary Mentor: Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, University of Arizona

John Heilmann, East Carolina University (currently at University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)
Primary Mentor: Aquiles Iglesias, Temple University
Primary Mentor: Jon Miller, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Fuh-Cherng Jeng, Ohio University
Primary Mentor: Li Xu, Ohio University

Lisa B. Thomas, Marshall University
Primary Mentor: Joseph Stemple, University of Kentucky

2007

Sharon Antonucci, New York University
Primary Mentor: Swathi Kiran, University of Texas at Austin

Ciara Leydon, Brooklyn College of University of New York
Primary Mentor: Dorothy Frenz, Yeshiva University

Oliver Wendt, Purdue University
Primary Mentor: Ralf Schlosser, Northeastern Univesity

Aparna Rao, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities
Primary Mentor: Glenis Long, Graduate Center of the University of New York

Dongsun Yim, Northwestern University
Primary Mentor: Jennifer Windsor, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Carolyn Richie, Butler University
Primary Mentor: Peggy Nelson, University of Minnesota

2006

Ryan Branski, Memorial Sloan-Kettering/Cornell University (currently at New York University Medical Center)
Primary Mentor: Susan Thibeault, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Lisa Edmonds, University of Florida–Gainesville
Primary Mentor: John Rosenbek, University of Florida–Gainesville

Tiffany Hogan, University of Arizona (currently at University of Nebraska–Lincoln)
Primary Mentor: Judith Gierut, Indiana University

John McCarthy, Ohio University
Primary Mentor: Jeffery Higginbothan, University at Buffalo

Mahalakshmi Sivasankar, Purdue University
Primary Mentor: Katherine Verdolini, University of Pittsburgh

Kathy Vander Werff, Syracuse University
Primary Mentor: Carolyn Brown, University of Iowa

2005

Lori Altmann, University of Florida
Primary Mentor: Leslie Gonzelez-Rothi, VA Medical Center

Stacy Kathryn Betz, Pennsylvania State University
Primary Mentor: Christine Weber-Fox, Purdue University

Laura DeThorne, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Primary Mentor: Nicoline Ambrose, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Gerianne Gilligan, Towson University
Primary Mentor: Linda Lombardino, University of Florida

Lisa Hammett, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Primary Mentor: David Yoder, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Youngsun Kim, Ohio University
Primary Mentor: Carl Asp, University of Tennessee

Swathi Kiran, Boston University
Primary Mentor: Joyce Harris, University of Texas at Austin

Dennis Ries, Ohio University
Primary Mentor: Li Xu, Ohio University

Trisha Self, Wichita State University
Primary Mentor: Rosalind Scudder, Wichita State University

Kristie Spencer, University of Washington
Primary Mentor: Margaret Rogers, Univeristy of Washington

Debra Suiter, University of Memphis
Primary Mentor: Michael Cannito, University of Memphis

Geralyn Timler, University at Buffalo
Primary Mentor: Bonnie Brinton, Brigham Young University
Primary Mentor: Martin Fujiki, Brigham Young University

2004

Katsura Aoyama, Texas Tech University
Primary Mentor: Barbara Davis , University of Texas at Austin

Susan Baker, Miami University
Primary Mentor: Fofi Constantinidou, Miami University

Cathy Balthazar, Governors State University
Primary Mentor: Alan Kamhi, Northern Illinois University

Lisa Davidson, Washington University–St. Louis
Primary Mentor: Margaret Skinner, Washington University–St. Louis

Ruiying Ding, University of Wisconsin
Primary Mentor: Jeri Logemann, Northwestern University

Sarah Hargus Ferguson, University of Kansas
Primary Mentor: Steven Barlow, University of Kansas

Joan Furey, Hofstra University
Primary Mentor: Christine Dollaghan, University of Pittsburgh

Jessica Huber, Purdue University
Primary Mentor: Anne Smith, Purdue University

Ella Inglebret, Washington State University
Primary Mentor: Jeanne Johnson, Washington State University

Linda Jarmulowicz, University of Memphis
Primary Mentor: Julie Masterson, Southwest Missouri State University

Chang Liu, Wichita State University
Primary Mentor: Barbara Hodson, Wichita State Univeristy

Kimberly McDowell, Wichita State University
Primary Mentor: Rosalind Scudder, Wichita State University

Barbara Rodriguez, University of New Mexico
Primary Mentor: Carol Scheffner Hammer, Pennsylvania State University

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