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Faculty Profile

Julie Hengst

Julie Hengst

Associate Professor

Department of Speech and Hearing Science

Ph.D. Speech Communication

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Curriculum Vitae:

Professor Hengst teaches courses in adult-onset cognitive-linguistic communication disorders, augmentative and alternative communication, and normal processes of language-use and development across the lifespan. Her research interests include:

  • Situated studies of discourse practices, especially focusing on individuals with aphasia and their routine communication partners.
  • Socio-historic and practice theories that integrate communication, learning, and development within a unified framework.

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