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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Our Faculty

Full-time Faculty

Carolyn Conway Madding, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Department Chair
  • Clinic Director
  • Professor
  • Bilingual English / Spanish

Education

  • B.S. The Ohio State University
  • M.A. California State University, Fullerton
  • Ph.D. The Claremont Graduate University

Contact

  • Phone: (562) 985-5283
  • Email: carolyn.madding@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Minority Champion, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Doctoral Incentive, California State University, 1995
  • Distinguished Service Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1999
  • Most Valuable Professor, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2001
  • Diversity Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2002
  • Community Service Award, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2010
  • Outstanding Faculty, Disabled Student Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2011

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Bilingualism

Geraldine P. Wallach, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Search Committee Chair
  • RTP Committee Chair
  • Thesis Advisor
  • Professor

Education

  • B.S. Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
  • M.A. New York University
  • Ph.D. The Graduate School and University Center of the City, University of New York

Contact

  • Phone: (562) 985-1973
  • Email: geraldine.wallach@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Distinguished Service Award, Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Most Valuable Professor, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2005
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2011

Areas of Expertise

  • Language learning disabilities in children and adolescents
  • Literacy

Lei Sun, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Undergraduate Advisor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Bilingual Mandarin / English

Education

  • B.A. National Taipei University
  • M.A. Shih Hsin University
  • M.S. University of Oregon
  • Ph.D. University of Oregon

Contact

  • Phone: (562) 985-2907
  • Email: lei.sun@csulb.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Preschool/school-age language development and disorders
  • Early intervention/parent training
  • Speech sound disorders

Pei-Fang Hung, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Assistant Professor
  • Graduate Advisor
  • Medical Internship Coordinator
  • Calipso Coordinator
  • Trilingual Mandarin / Taiwanese / English

Education

  • B.S. Chung Shan Medical University
  • M.S. University of Oregon
  • Ph.D. University of Oregon

Contact

  • Phone: (562) 985-4159
  • Email: pei-fang.hung@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Clare Wilkins Chamberlin Memorial Research Award, 2009
  • Graduate School Research Award, University of Oregon, 2009

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult language disorders
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Language deterioration related to normal aging and dementia

Edward Garcia, Au.D.

  • National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Advisor
  • Grade Appeals Committee Chair
  • Assistant Professor

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • Au.D. University of Florida

Contact

  • Phone: (626) 379-0784 (messages)
  • Email: EGarciaAuD@aol.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Audiology
  • Aural rehabilitation

Alaine Ocampo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Field Internship Coordinator
  • Scholarship Committee Chair
  • Assistant Professor
  • Bilingual English / Spanish

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • Ph.D. Chapman University

Contact

  • Phone: (562) 985-4594 (messages)
  • Email: alaine.ocampo@csulb.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Cultural linguistic diversity
  • Child language disorders
  • Disability studies
  • Collaboration

Part-time Faculty

Cristian Paredes, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time Lecturer
  • Bilingual Spanish / English

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Los Angeles
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Phone: (562) 208-4034 (messages)
  • Email: cristian.paredes@csulb.edu

Honors

  • President’s List, California State University, Long Beach, 2002 – 2004
  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa Academic Honor Society

Areas of Expertise

  • Language development in preschool-age children, including assessment and therapy
  • Cultural and linguistic variables of speech and language disorders
  • Autism
  • Clinical supervision
  • Phonology
  • Autism spectrum disorders

Margaret Vento-Wilson, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time Lecturer

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Phone: (562) 243-2334 (messages)
  • Email: Margaret.Vento-Wilson@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Thesis of the Year, Communicative Disorders Department, California State University Long Beach, 2012
  • Outstanding Student Award, Communicative Disorders Department, California State University Long Beach, 2012
  • Phi Kappa Phi, California State University Long Beach, 2011–2012

Areas of Expertise

  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • Autism
  • Child language

Candice M. Branch, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time lecturer

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Email: candice.greenwood@csulb.edu

Areas of expertise

  • Child language
  • Early intervention

Danielle McGinley, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time Lecturer
  • Bilingual English / Spanish

Education

  • B.S. Bloomsburg University
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Phone: (717) 305-6111 (messages)

Areas of Expertise

  • Child language
  • Phonology
  • Voice disorders

Katie Kolstad, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time Lecturer

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Phone: 714 317 4961
  • Email: KatieK.slp@gmail.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Early childhood speech and language acquisition
  • Early childhood communication disorders
  • Educational based assessment

Ana Liza Camandang, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time Lecturer
  • *Tri-lingual English/Spanish/Tagalog

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Email: alcamandang@yahoo.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Early intervention
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Assessment

Barbara Moore, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time lecturer

Education

  • B.A. Miami University of Ohio
  • M.A. California State University, Los Angeles

Contact

  • Email: bcm-1@gmail.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Cleft palate/craniofacial
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Phonology

Ana Garay, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time lecturer

Education

  • B.A. Occidental College
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Email: cd460.csulb@gmail.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Culturally and linguistically different population
  • Early intervention
  • Response to intervention (RTI) implementation

Anne Lang, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-time lecturer

Education

  • B.A. Ohio State University
  • M.Ed. University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Email: anne.lang@csulb.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Phonological disorders
  • Child language disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Assessment

Charlene Linnan Rau, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCAC

  • Part-Time Lecturer

Education

  • B.A. San Diego State University
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A, California State University, Los Angeles

Honors

  • Fellow: California Speech Language Hearing Association
  • State Diversity Award: California Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Service: District 6, California Speech Language Hearing Association

Contact

  • Email: charrau@mac.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Child language
  • Autism spectrum disorders

Bryanne Ngo, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-Time Lecturer
  • *Trilingual English / Mandarin / Cantonese

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Los Angeles
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Email: Bryanne.ngo@csulb.edu

Honors

  • 2010 Graduate Dean’s List of University Scholars and Artists Department of Communicative Disorders – Outstanding Thesis Award

Areas of Expertise

  • School Age Language Disorders

Sara Aguilar, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Part-Time Lecturer
  • *Bilingual English / Spanish

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Email: Sara.Aguilar@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Editor's Award, Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2012

Areas of Expertise

  • Child Language
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication
  • SLPA Supervision/Training

Emeriti Faculty

Betty McMicken, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Associate Professor Emerita

Education

  • B.S. University of Southern California
  • M.A. University of Southern California
  • Ph.D. University of Southern California

Contact

  • Phone: (562) 985-5282
  • Email: betty.mcmicken@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Honors, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Community Service Award, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2009
  • Community Service Award, California State University, Long Beach, 2010

Areas of Expertise

  • Motor speech and swallowing disorders
  • Congenital aglossia
  • Head and neck post-surgical rehabilitation

Michelle Powers-Lundvall, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Lecturer Emerita

Education

  • B.A. California State University, Long Beach
  • M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Contact

  • Email: michelle.powers@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Continuing Education ACE Award, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Areas of Expertise              

  • Autism
  • Early intervention