Megan Mahowald, Chair

Address: CSB 318
Phone: 507-389-1415
Email: megan.mahowald@mnsu.edu

Name: Megan Mahowald

Position: Department Chair/Associate Professor

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction- Literacy Education, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2011
  • M.A. in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2003
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002

Faculty Website: megancmahowald.com

Teaching: Dr. Mahowald's teaching goals are to strengthen our students' knowledge on research methods in Communication Sciences & Disorders and School-Age Language Assessment and Intervention.

Current Courses:

  • CDIS 610 Research in Communication Disorders
  • CDIS 613 School Age Language Assessment & Intervention
  • CDIS694 Alternated Plan Paper (Language & Literacy Research)
  • CDIS695 Clinical Practicum
  • CDIS 696 Language & Literacy Diagnostic Clinic
  • CDIS 697 Professional Preparation in Speech-Language Pathology
  • CDIS699 Thesis (Language & Literacy Research)

Areas of Interest: Dr. Mahowald's area of expertise includes school-age language and literacy development, assessment and intervention. Dr. Mahowald co-founded and directs Rec N' Read Programming and Services which includes a summer literacy camp, Camp Maverick: Rec N' Read. Dr. Mahowald's research also includes school-age language sampling and effectiveness of literacy intervention.

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