Helen L. Long, PhD, CCC-SLP

Helen Long, PhD, CCC-SLP is a postdoctoral research associate in the WISC Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center with Dr. Katherine Hustad.

Her primary research studies prespeech and early speech development in children with cerebral palsy.

Helen is a co-founding creator of CSDisseminate, a grassroots initiative dedicated to educating CSD scientists on improving public access to research.

She loves reading, Pilates, watching cooking shows, and pretending she can cook.


University of Memphis

Memphis, TN, USA



Communication Sciences and Disorders

Collateral Area: Cognitive Science

Dissertation Title: Endogenous and social factors influencing infant vocal development as fitness signals

Dissertation Chair: D. Kimbrough Oller

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, USA



Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • Speech-Language Pathology

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN, USA



Majors: Speech & Hearing Sciences and Disorders; Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures

Minors: Linguistics, Psychology