Johanna Boult, PhD, CCC-SLP

Johanna Boult, PhD, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Associate Professor of Communication Disorders

Dr. Johanna Boult is Associate Professor of Communication Disorders in the School of Allied Health Professions at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport. She earned her Ph.D. in Audiology and Speech Sciences (and Urban Studies) from Michigan State University, her Masters in Speech and Language Pathology from Northwestern University, and her Bachelors in Linguistics (with a Psychology emphasis) from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Johanna teaches Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, Clinical Phonetics, Advanced Phonetics, Dysphagia, Motor Speech and Related Disorders, and Research in Communication Disorders, and supervises of master’s student clinical practica at the Mollie Webb Speech and Hearing Center. Current research interests include: the scholarship of teaching and learning, multicultural/multilingual issues, master’s student retention, and tongue tie and its relationship to feeding and swallowing disorders. Her work in these areas has resulted in publication of several journal articles, book chapters, and presentations at state and national conferences. She has served on the Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association board as the universities chair and the continuing education chair and acted as a co-consultant regarding multicultural curricular standards to the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Before joining academia, Johanna served child and adult clients as a speech-language pathologist in acute and sub-acute care hospitals, home-health care, nursing homes and the schools. She has worked at the university level as an instructor and/or administrator since 2007.