Amy Pace (she/her), Ph.D., CCC-SLP, joined the Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty in 2016. She completed her postdoctoral training in the Department of Psychology at Temple University and received her doctorate in Language and Communicative Disorders from San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego in 2013.
Dr. Pace is the director of the Child Language Research Lab at the University of Washington. Dr. Pace's research focuses on language acquisition, assessment, and intervention from birth to five, with emphasis on promoting healthy language development and learning outcomes. Current research projects focus on how Dual Language Learners (DLLs) develop their home language(s) and English; how to transform assessment and intervention practices for children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; and how to build research-to-practice collaborations by engaging families, educators, and community partners. Research is conducted in the laboratory, in the classroom, and in the community.
Dr. Pace teaches Assessment and Treatment of Communication Disorders, Birth-to-Five (SPHSC 529) and Speech and Language Development (SPHSC 304).