Susan Behrens, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
B.A., Queens College of the City University of New York
M.A., Brown University
Ph.D., Brown University
Susan J. Behrens holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Brown University. At Brown, and later as a research associate at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (NY) and Cambridge University (UK), Susan conducted research on the processing of language and its neural connections. At MMC, Susan is an Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She teaches Normal Language Acquisition, Phonetics, Sociolinguistics and Issues in Bilingualism, and Speech and Hearing Science. Her textbooks include An Introduction to Speech Science (with Jack Ryalls; Allyn and Bacon, 2000), Grammar (Routledge 2010)and Language in the Real World (with Judith Parker, Routledge, 2010).