Rebecca Alper, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Rebecca Alper, PhD

PhD, University of Iowa

Contact Information

Waisman Center
1500 Highland Avenue
Room 543A
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 890-2259
Language, Literacy, and Learning Lab

Research Statement

Dr. Alper’s research focuses on understanding and improving language and academic outcomes for children who are at-risk as a result of learning environment, communication disorder status, or both. This work includes clinical behavioral assessment research, as well as research on the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinician and caregiver-mediated early language and literacy interventions. Additionally, Dr. Alper is interested in research methodology and data analysis for speech-language research.

Selected Publications