Helen Long, PhD, CCC-SLP

Postdoctoral Researcher, Waisman Center

Helen Long, PhD, CCC-SLP is a T32 postdoctoral researcher at the Waisman Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is based in the Wisconsin Intelligibility, Speech, and Communication (WISC) Laboratory (PI: Katie Hustad). Helen began her work as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) and worked for 9 years before and during her doctoral work as an SLP.

Her primary research examines prelinguistic vocal development in infants at risk of cerebral palsy for early biomarkers of speech impairment.

Helen is a co-founding collaborator of CSDisseminate, a grassroots initiative dedicated to educating CSD scientists and clinicians about open access practices in research.




University of Memphis

Memphis, TN, USA

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Collateral Area: Cognitive Science

Long, H. L. (2020). Endogenous and social factors influencing infant vocalizations as fitness signals. Doctoral dissertation. The University of Memphis. doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/cz7qe



Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, USA

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Concentration: Speech-Language Pathology



Indiana University

Bloomington, IN, USA

Speech and Hearing Sciences;

Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures

Minors: Linguistics, Psychology