Dr. Kristin Nellenbach

Kristin Nellenbach, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor

Kristin Nellenbach

Dr. Nellenbach is the Project Director for the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs grant, Big Word II: Computer Based Decoding Instruction. As a Research Associate at the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies her research and professional interests address literacy assessment and instruction for struggling adolescent readers.

Contact Information

Room 1110 Bondurant Hall
(919) 966-2422
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  • Ph.D., Language and Literacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.A., Communication Disorders, North Carolina State University
  • A.A., Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Credentials and Licensures

  • ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
  • North Carolina State Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Lambda Pi Eta Honor Societies

Research and Scholarly Interests

  • Literacy assessment
  • Struggling adolescent readers