Labs & Research 

Engage in faculty-supervised research in areas of speech language, including

  • communication in aging individuals and
  • language disorders in monolingual and bilingual children.

Faculty members who teach in the program belong to a number of different departments across the university, such as Audiology, Cognitive and Neuropsychology, and Linguistics.

Masters students have access to a number of specialized facilities and labs, including a voice clinic. The Department of Speech Language and Hearing Science is also a center for transgender voice research and practice, and has alliances with Philadelphia’s Mazzoni Center and the William Way LGBT Community Center.

The Eleanor Saffran Center for Cognitive Neuroscience facilitates graduate student research and hosts several different labs, including

Research Funding

In 2016, the National Science Foundation placed the university among the top 100 in terms of research expenditures, which amounted to $242 million. Learn more about the university’s research support efforts.