Sharynne McLeod, Ph.D.

Sharynne McLeod, Ph.D.

Sharynne McLeod, Ph.D., is a professor in speech and language acquisition in the School of Teacher Education at Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia. She is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Speech Pathology Australia as well as Vice President of the International Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics Association. Dr. McLeod is currently editor of International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Dr. McLeod’s translational research has primarily focused on children’s speech and foregrounds the right of everyone (particularly children) to participate fully in society. Recently she has been awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning “For sustained dedication, innovation and enthusiasm in university teaching that has had local, national and international impact.”