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Michaela Ritter, Associate Chair

Dr. Ritter

Michaela Ritter, Ed.D.
Interim Chair
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Ed.D., Baylor University

Dr. Michaela Ritter
Interim Chair
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Ritter joined the Baylor faculty in 1996. Prior to coming to Baylor University she taught at the University of Wyoming.


  • B.A. Hardin-Simmons University
  • M.Ed. University of Louisville
  • Ed.D. Baylor University

Academic Interests and Research

Dr. Ritter teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in phonology and language and literacy disorders. She serves as the director of the Baylor University Language and Literacy Clinic.

Dr. Ritter's research interests are in the areas of child language and phonological development and disorders. She is particularly interested in the relationship between oral and written language disorders. Her current research focuses on phonological sensitivity and written language.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • CSD 3308 Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • CSD 5V48 Advanced Phonological and Articulation Disorders
  • CSD 5377 Research in Language and Literacy
  • CSD 4V49 Capstone Course: Speech-Language Pathology (co-teach)