Communication Sciences and Disorders

The faculties of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Speech and Hearing Center have experiences with swallowing and communication disorders. The faculty have developed expertise in many areas and widely recognized for their many professional accomplishments.



Keri Parchman-Gonzalez, M.A., CCC-SLP, Interim Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders



Bailey Wang, PhD., CCC-AAA
(956) 665-7010


Teri Mata-Pistokache, PhD., CCC-SLP
Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator
(956) 665-3582


Ruth Crutchfield, SLP.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor/Program Director
(956) 665-5273


Keri Parchman-Gonzalez, M.A., CCC-SLP
Interim Chair/Clinical Assistant Professor
(956) 665-5272


Sonya Salinas, M.A., CCC-SLP
Clinical Assistant Professor/Undergraduate Coordinator
(956) 665-2181


Lily Garza, M.A., CCC-SLP
Lecturer I/Externship Coordinator
(956) 665-5275


Keith Sibley, M.A.
Lecturer II
(956) 665-2955


James R. Culbertson, M.S., CCC/SLP
Part-Time Lecturer
(956) 466-6163