Shameka Stanford, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Admissions Director

Education: Ph.D., Communication Sciences & Disorders, Howard University, M.Ed., Communication Disorders, North Carolina Central University, B.S, Computer Science/Computer Information Systems, Shaw University.

Courses Taught: Introduction to Language Acquisition, School-Age Language Disorders, Language Development, Early Intervention, Seminar in Learning Disabilities, Topical Seminar in Language Disorders-Autism, Seminar in Language Development, Private Practice and Administration, Research Practicum, Inside-Out Prison Exchange Courses, Introduction to Signing Exact English.

Professional Experience:  Dr. Stanford is a nationally and internationally recognized Juvenile Forensics Speech-Language Pathologist. Dr. Stanford is also a Visiting Clinician/Speech-Language Pathologist for the Bahamas Every Child Counts Special Needs School, St. Lucia Child Development and Guidance Center, Member of the Board of Advisors/Speech-Language Pathologist for Abaco Center for Special Needs, Former Speech-language Pathologist/Visiting Clinician for the Hopedale Center, Former Speech-Language Pathologist/Visiting Clinician for the Turks and Caicos Cheshire Hall Medical Centre & Neonatal Unit, and Former Speech-Language Pathologist/Visiting Clinician for the Caribbean Center for Child Development.

Research Interests: Dr. Stanford’s research interests are communication disorders and the school-to-prison pipeline, the confluence between cognitive-communicative disorders and juvenile delinquent thinking and behavior, augmentative and alternative communication for minority populations, literacy delays and its impact on academic success for minority males, interdisciplinary training, tele-practice/telespeech, social justice, and multiculturalism.

Shameka Stanford, Ph.D.
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