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RaMonda Horton

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  • rhorton8@depaul.edu
  • Associate Professor
  • ​Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Speech Language Pathology
  • 773-325-3857
  • ​DePaul Speech & Language Clinic - 2400 N. Sheffield Avenue - Office 132

Dr. Horton joined DePaul university in the Summer of 2022.  She is an associate professor in the speech-language pathology program. Her area of interests include: child language development and disorders; social justice in speech, language, and hearing sciences (SLHS)curriculum, training, and practice; African-American English (AAE) in child and youth populations, critical social theory and racism; equity and pipeline issues affecting BIPOC individuals in the SLHS.  She teaches courses on childhood communication development and disorders, research methods, evidence-based practice, and cultural responsiveness in speech, language, and hearing sciences.

Education
  • BA Communication, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1995
  • MA Communication Disorders, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 1997
  • PhD Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2002​

Licenses and Certifications
  • State of Illinois Professional Licensure, Speech-Language Pathology 
  • State of North Carolina Professional Licensure, Speech-Language Pathology 
  • American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence-Speech-Language Pathology

2022 ASHA Awards Recipient:
Fellowship of Association

Professional Memberships
American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
National Black Association of Speech-Language and Hearing

Selected Publications
Yu, B., Horton, R., Munson, B., Newkirk-Turner, B., Khamis-Dakwar, R., Johnson, V., Munoz, M., & Hyter, Y. (2022).  Making race visible in CSD: A Critical Discourse Analysis. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.  https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_AJSLP-20-00384

Gibbons, P., Horton, R., & Johnson, V. (2022).  Reflections on teaching graduate students in communication sciences and disorders. Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences and Disorders. https://ir.library.illinoisstate.edu/tlcsd/vol6/iss1/1

Horton, R. & Munoz, M. (2021).  Teaching culturally responsive evidence-based practice in speech language pathology. Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences and Disorders. https://ir.library.illinoisstate.edu/tlcsd/vol5/iss3/7

Horton, R., Munoz, M., & Johnson, V. (2021).  Faculty of color, bulletproof souls, and their experiences in communication sciences and disorders. American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Perspectives for Special Interest Groups, 6 (5), 1227-1244. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/10.1044/2021_PERSP-20-00170

Horton, R. (2020).  COVID-19, social justice, and speech-language pathology.  Journal of the National Black Association of Speech-Language and Hearing, 15 (2), 49-51.

Horton, R., Johnson, V., & Koonce, N. (2018).  From here to there and back again:  40 years of research on African-American children’s language.  American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Perspectives for Special Interest Groups, 3(2), 57-70. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/10.1044/persp3.SIG14.57

Horton, R., & Apel, K. (2014). Examining the use of spoken dialect indices in the language production of African-American children from the southern United States. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 23 (3), 448-460. https://doi.org/10.1044/2014_AJSLP-13-0028

Books and Monographs
Editor
Horton, R. (2021).  Critical Perspectives on Social Justice in Speech-Language Pathology.  IGI Global Publishers. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7134-7

Selected Presentations and Workshops 
Horton, R. and Stallings, L.H. (March, 2022).  Intersectionality as a framework for understanding marginalization and praxis for justice. Workshop presented for the Maryland Speech Language and Hearing Association Spring Symposium (State).

Munoz, M, Horton, R., and Johnson, V. (April, 2022).  Mentoring Faculty of Color in Communication Science and Disorder for Success.  Presentation at the 2022 Council for Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Portland, OR (National).

Smith, M., and Horton, R. (March, 2022).  Preferences for PFL or IFL in Autism/Autistic Communities.  Platform presentation at the 2022 Illinois Speech-Language, and Hearing Association Convention (State).

Horton, R., Dixson, A., Roh, C., & Privette, C. (November, 2021).  Not Suitable for Publication? Research as a Hegemonic Practice & Possibilities for Supporting BIPOC Scholarship. American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Convention.  Virtual/Washington, DC (National).

Newkirk-Turner, B., Horton, R., Johnson, V., Khamis-Dakwar, R., Munoz, M., Munson, B., Yu, B., and Hyter, Y. (presented 2021, April).  A Critical Discourse Analysis of Essential Functions Through a Social Justice Lens. Panel Presentation at the 2021 Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Virtual (National).