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Jennifer Gerometta, MPhil, MS, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor

MPhil, Graduate Center, City University of New York
MS, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
BSW, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Phone: (914) 633-2036
Email: jgerometta@iona.edu
Office Hours: MW 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, and Tuesdays by appointment

Professor Gerometta is an assistant professor in the Speech Communication Studies Department at Iona College. She is currently completing her PhD in Speech-Language Hearing Sciences at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.  Professor Gerometta is a Faculty Research Associate with the Center for Social Research on Iona’s campus, and she incorporates service-Llearning in courses where possible and appropriate in the liberal arts core.

Research Interests

Infant and child speech perception, role of caregiver speech in language development, and the role of phonotactic probabilities in language acquisition.

Awards

  • Service Learning Mini-Grant 2014
  • CELTIC Excellence in Teaching Award 2012

Affiliations

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Association (ASHA)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Licensure

Speech-language pathologist, New York and Connecticut

Presentations

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 2014: Calculating Frequency, Neighborhood Density & Phonotactic Probability in Words in Children's Literature 
  • National Council for Undergraduate Research Annual Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 2014: An Adaptive Online System for Calculating Lexical and Sublexical Components of Children’s Literature
  • American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, November 2012: Neural Indices of Phonetics in Bilingual Children
  • New York State Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, April, 2012: An Oral History of Language Bias and Cultural Identity: Transforming Attitudes toward the Navajo Language
  • International Association for the Study of Child Language, Montreal, CA, July 2011: Speech Development of Monolingual and Bilingual toddlers: Event-Related Potential Responses and Language measures
  • American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, November 2009: Analysis of Phonotactic Probabilities in Infant Directed Speech
  • Acoustical Society of America Conference, Portland, May 2009: Neurodevelopmental Basis for Speech Discrimination
  • City University of New York Phonology Forum, Manhattan, January 2009: Exploring the Domain of "Foot" in Infant Directed Speech
  • American Speech Language Hearing Association Conference, Chicago, November 2008: Frequent Word Analysis of Infant Directed Speech Across Communication Contexts