Lisa LaSalle

Professor, Comm Disorders

Degrees: Ph.D., Communication Sciences and Disorders, Syracuse University, 1993; M.Ed., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Virginia, 1988; B.S., Speech-Language Pathology, Mary Washington College, 1986

Office: Comm Disorders, Truesdail Center

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 11 to noon, or by appointment

Phone: 909/748-8163


Portrait of Dr. Lisa LaSalle

Areas of Expertise

Stuttering and other speech fluency disorders; phonetics; speech science and research methods

Professional Background Highlights

Dr. Lisa LaSalle is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist with specialty training in stuttering and fluency disorders. Dr. LaSalle has taught in graduate programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders for twenty years. Her research interests have focused on young children who stutter, concomitant disorders associated with stuttering and a fluency disorder known as cluttering.

Dr. LaSalle is currently mentoring University of Redlands Communicative Disorders students on a research project aimed at dissociations between language, phonology, and fluency among normally fluent two-to-four-year-olds.

Courses Offered at Redlands

CDIS 204 - Speech and Hearing Science
CDIS 629 - Disorders of Fluency
CDIS 645 - Clinic in Fluency Disorders
CDIS 652 - Evidence Based Practice in Communicative Disorders

Previous Teaching Experience

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Syracuse University

Awards and Honors

University of Redlands, Sponsored Research Working Group, Proposal Writing Faculty Fellows, 2014-2015

University of Redlands, Learning Spatially (LENS), "Mapping Acoustically Valid Accents," 2013-2015

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Ron Satz Teacher/Scholar Award, 2010-2011

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Student Research Day, with thesis student Sara Bender, presenting student poster, "Effects of phonological encoding variation on sentence imitation of normally fluent children." First place graduate entry, 2006. 

There are more than 1,700 trees on the University of Redlands campus.

In April 2010, it was designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Redlands is among just three other colleges or universities in California to receive this designation.

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