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Johanna M. Hearn

PhD Candidate

Child Language and Literacy Lab, Principal Investigator: Dr. C. Melanie Schuele


  • B.A., Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2016, West Chester University of Pennsylvania (West Chester, PA) 
  • M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, 2018, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) 


Hiking, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles, stand-up paddle boarding, and cats

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My research interests include speech sound disorders and reading disorders, as well as the overlap between the two. Specifically, I am interested in factors that may help us understand and predict which children with speech sound disorders will struggle to read and remediate their speech errors.