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 career as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) and worked for 9 years before and during her doctoral training as an SLP developing her research questions.

Her primary line of research examines prelinguistic vocal biomarkers of speech impairment in infants at risk for cerebral palsy, the most common motor disability in childhood.

Helen is a co-founding collaborator of CSDisseminate, a volunteer-based online resource dedicated to educating CSD scientists and clinicians on green 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