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Faculty Profile

LENNETTE J IVY

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COMMUNICATION SCIENCES & DISORDERS
CHAIR AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES & DISORDERS
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302 GEORGE HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5130
Joined UM: 08/15/1993

Brief Bio

Dr. Lennette J. Ivy began her career in Communication Sciences and Disorders as a speech therapist in the public schools after earning a bachelor’s degree in Speech Therapy from Mississippi Valley State University. After 18 years of public school service, and completion of the Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology, from The University of Mississippi, she made a career change and became a clinical supervisor and instructor at The University of Mississippi, where she is currently employed. Dr. Ivy earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Audiology and Speech- Language Pathology from The University of Memphis in December, 2004. Her area of study was Language and Literacy Development and Disorders in African American Children. Dr. Ivy returned to The University of Mississippi, as an Assistant Professor and began teaching graduate courses in language and phonological development and disorders, and mentoring students’ research projects. Her own research interests and publications are related to literacy development and acquisition in culturally diverse populations. In 2007, Dr. Ivy serviced as the Interim Department Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The University of Mississippi. She served in that capacity until June 30, 2011. In July, 2011, Dr. Ivy was awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor, and appointed Department Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorder.

Degrees

BS
SPEECH PATHOLOGY
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY/ITTA BENA, MISSISSIPPI (1975)
MS
SPEECH PATHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1987)
PHD
AUDIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS/MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (2004)

Committee Memberships

Curr & Policy - Sch of App Sciences
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Grad School - Minimum Stipend
Ad Hoc Committee
On-Line Educ. & Dist.Learning-App. Sc
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Teacher Ed Committee - Sch of Educ
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