Helen Long, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Helen Long, PhD, CCC-SLP (she/her) is an incoming Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University, starting in Fall 2024. Her research aims to advance the early prediction of communication and speech impairments in children with cerebral palsy, with the long-term goal to better facilitate targeted early intervention services for speech and AAC. This work is clinically informed by her experiences as a speech-language pathologist (SLP). 

Helen is a co-founding collaborator of CSDisseminate, an early career group of scientists and clinicians dedicated to promoting the advancement of open access practices within the CSD community.




University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI, USA

Mentor: Katie Hustad, PhD

Waisman Center, Institute of Clinical and Translational Research

TL1 NCATS Postdoctoral Fellow in clinical and translational research methods

T32 NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow in intellectual and developmental disabilities



University of Memphis

Memphis, TN, USA

Mentor: D. Kimbrough Oller, PhD

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Collateral Area: Cognitive Science

Long, HL (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