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Karece Lopez

Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York
M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, St. John’s University

 

Dr. Lopez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She received a B.A. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and a M.A. in Speech-Pathology from St. John’s University. She joined the faculty at St. John's University in 2015 and is based on the Staten Island campus. Her research interests include typical and atypical language development. Dr. Lopez is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is active in research focused on children with autism spectrum disorder.

Publications

Gerenser, J., & Lopez, K. (forthcoming). Autism. In R. G. Schwartz (Ed.), Handbook of child language disorders (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

Schwartz, R. G., Scheffler, F. L. V., & Lopez, K. (2013). Speech perception and lexical effects in specific language impairment. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 27, 339-354.

Presentations

Aharodnik, K., Drakopoulou, G., Kim-Lambert, G., Lopez, K., Ojukwu, B., Reilly, E., Strangmann, I., Schwartz, R. G. (2016, November). Phonological and Semantic Competition in Spoken Word Recognition by Children with SLI. Poster session presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Aharodnik, K., Drakopoulou, G., Kim-Lambert, G., Lopez, K., Ojukwu, B., Reilly, E. L., Strangmann, I. M., Schwartz, R. G. (2016, June). Phonological and Semantic Factors in Lexical Access by Children with SLI. Poster session presented at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Lopez, K., & Schwartz, R. G. (2015, November). Lexical & Implied Semantics in Children with & without ASD. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

Lopez, K., & Schwartz, R. G. (2014, November). Scalar Implicature in High-Functioning Autism: A Case Study. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.

Teaching

CSD 2760: Language Disorders Across the Lifespan
CSD 2770: Speech Disorders Across the Lifespan
CSD 2775: Language-based Learning Disabilities
CSD 318: Developmental Language Disorders

Research

Pragmatics and Semantics in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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