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Ph.D. Graduate Students


Reethee Madona Antony, M.A., received Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Speech/Language Pathology from Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Program at the CUNY Graduate Center with a Science Fellowship. She is a research assistant in the Auditory Evoked Potentials Lab directed by Dr. Brett Martin. Her current interests include the neurophysiologic processing of aspiration in American, Tamil and Hindi listeners with normal hearing or with hearing loss.

Wenjie Wang, MS., has been a graduate student in the Ph.D. program of Speech-Language-Hearing sciences since 2008 after receiving her M.S. in Physiopsychology from Beijing University in China. Her research involves the behavioral and neurophysiologic processing of frequency glides.

Derek Petti, Au.D., completed his audiology capstone project in this laboratory and will continue in the laboratory for his Ph.D.  Topic TBD.

Chanie Monoker, M.S., received her masters degree in audiology from Brooklyn College.  Her research will involve speech processing in listeners with and without a history of otitis media.

Melissa Monteiro, M.A., was trained at the All India Institute. Her research focuses on nasality.

Chiashin Shih Machado, M.A., received her training in Psychology and Language Sciences in London.  Her research interest lies in the area of linguistic tone processing and learning.

Polina Shuminsky, Au.D. has practiced audiology since graduating with masters from Brooklyn College in 1999 and also holds a clinical doctorate degree in audiology since 2005. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Speech-Language-Hearing sciences at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is interested in investigating the effects of auditory training on behavioral and electrophysiological processing of speech in older adults with hearing impairment.

Erica Richman, Au.D., has a degree in Audiology from the Long Island Consortium.  Her research interests involve auditory processing disorder and remediation strategies.

Jason Dunlap is an undergraduate research assistant studying speech-language pathology and audiology at CUNY Brooklyn College. He is a Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Scholar currently volunteering on several projects in the lab. His research interests include sensitivity to auditory stimuli and electrophysiological differences in populations with neurodevelopmental disorders.


Au.D. Graduate Students


Christie Leung
Meghan Joyce
Lauren McCauley
Evangeline Wong


Lab Graduates


Michelle Kraskin, Au.D. The Acoustic Change Complex:  An investigation of stimulus presentation rate in infants.  Au.D. awarded 2009.

Yining Victor Zhou, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. The role of amplitude envelope in lexical tone perception:  Evidence from Cantonese lexical tone discrimination in native speakers with normal hearing. Ph.D. awarded 2012.

Zhenya Yubliler, Au.D. Eliciting the acoustic change complex in 6-12 month old infants using continuously alternating stimulus presentation.  Au.D. awarded 2012.

Claire Jakimetz, Au.D. Eliciting the acoustic change complex in 0-6 month old infants using continuously alternating stimulus presentation. Au.D. awarded 2012.

Swapna Nataraj, Au.D. Test-retest reliability of the acoustic change complex in infants 1-12 months old. Au.D. awarded 2012.

Jillian Blinkoff, Au.D. Test-retest reliability of the acoustic change complex in infants 12-24 months old. Au.D. awarded 2012.

Meghan Brady, Au.D. The effects of decreased audibility produced by high-pass noise masking of speech stimuli on the acoustic change complex (ACC). Au.D. awarded 2013.

Anna Palterman, Au.D. The effects of low-pass noise masking on the acoustic change complex (ACC). Au.D. awarded 2013.

Derek Petti, Au.D. The salience and perceptual weight of secondary acoustic cues for fricative identification in normal hearing adults. Au.D. awarded 2014.

Michael Higgins, Au.D. The audiometric profile of young adults who report difficulty with speech perception in noise. Au.D. awarded 2015.

Lee Jung An, Ph.D. Effects of native language on perception and neurophysiologic processing of English /r/ and /l/ by native American, Korean and Japanese listeners.  Ph.D. awarded 2016.