Erica Lescht is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, under the guidance of Dr. Amanda Hampton Wray. She received a B.A. in Hearing and Speech Sciences and an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Maryland under the supervision of Dr. Nan Bernstein Ratner. Her primary research interests focus on language processing and executive function in children who do and do not stutter.