Bridget Walsh

Bridget Walsh

Assistant Professor

Department
  • Communicative Sciences & Disorders
walshb16@msu.edu
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Bio

 Translating thoughts into spoken words is a seemingly effortless ability, one easily taken for granted, yet speech production is a fascinating and remarkably complex process. My research focuses on central and peripheral correlates of speech production, and how breakdowns in these intricate networks contribute to speech disorders such as stuttering and dysarthria.

I joined the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences as an Assistant Professor in August 2018. I received my B.S. and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience at Purdue University.

Research and Teaching

Neurophysiology of speech production in typical and atypical speaker populations

Behavioral and physiological correlates of emotional reactivity in people who stutter

Articulatory characteristics associated with stuttering and dysarthria

Courses

CSD 803 Research Methods

CSD 865 Motor Speech Disorders

CSD 830 Fluency Disorders (Fall 2019)

CSD 992 Grant Writing Seminar (Spring 2020)

Contact Information

Oyer Speech and Hearing Building
1026 Red Cedar Rd Room 109
East Lansing MI 48824 US