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).

2014 Recipients

Danielle Brimo, Texas Christian University
Teaching Mentor: Jennifer Watson, Texas Christian University
Research Mentors: Melanie Schuele, Vanderbilt University; Catherine Balthazar, Governor's State University; and Cheryl Scott, Rush University

Maria Dietrich, University of Missouri
Teaching Mentors: Judith Goodman, The Curators of the University of Missouri and Heather Bonilha, Medical University of South Carolina
Research Mentors: Scott Frey, University of Missouri and Eric Hunter, Michigan State University

Kelly Farquharson, Emerson College
Teaching Mentor: Daniel Kempler, Emerson College
Research Mentors: Holly Storkel, University of Kansas and Ruth Grossman, Emerson College

Lizbeth Finestack, University of Minnesota
Teaching Mentor: Priscilla Gibson, University of Minnesota
Research Mentor: Lesley Olswang, University of Washington

Jiyeon Lee, Purdue University
Teaching Mentor: Christine Weber-Fox, Purdue University
Research Mentor: Nadine Martin, Temple University

Sonja Molfenter, New York University
Teaching Mentor: Christina Reuterskiold, Communication Sciences & Disorders, New York University
Research Mentor: Cathy Lazarus, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Previous Recipients

2013

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

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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