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Ryan Millager

PhD Candidate

Developmental Stuttering Lab, Principal Investigator: Dr. Robin Jones


  • BA, Music & Dramatic Arts, 2008, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • MS, Speech-Language Pathology, 2012, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Hobbies and Interests:

Reading, biking, running, color-coded spreadsheets, most geeky games and media

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Research Description:

My research in progress explores different profiles of developmental stuttering and the contribution of additional factors (like emotion/temperament), as well as diversity and representation in communication science research.


  • Millager, R.A., Conture, E.G., Walden, T.A., & Kelly, E.M. (2014). Expressive Language Intratest Scatter of Preschool-age Children Who Stutter. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders (41:110-119).
  • Millager, R.A., Dietrich, M.S., & Jones, R.M. (2023). Behavioral and cognitive-affective features of stuttering in preschool-age children: Regression and exploratory cluster analyses. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 76.
  • Herring, C., Millager, R.A., & Yaruss, J.S. (2022). Outcomes following participation in a support-based summer camp for children who stutter. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 53(1).