Susan Sherman, M.S., CCC/SLP

Susan Sherman, M.S., CCC/SLP
Graduate Program Director and Senior Lecturer of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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Graduate Program Director and Senior Lecturer of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Mrs. Sherman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders serving undergraduates and graduates in speech-language pathology in teaching Introduction to Phonological Science and supervision of graduate students in the Baylor University Language and Literacy Clinic. Responsibilities include supervision of graduate students in treatment and diagnosis of speech-language disorders. Mrs. Sherman is also actively involved in ongoing research within her department with her fellow colleagues.

Mrs. Sherman came to Baylor in 2004 from a variety of settings as a practicing speech-language pathologist. She has over twenty-seven years of professional work experience in speech-language pathology, including diagnostics and therapy in public school, university, rehabilitation, developmental center and private practice settings.

Mrs. Sherman has been married to her husband Ralph for thirty-six years. (He is also employed by Baylor in the Division of ITS/Libraries). They have been blessed with four children, a daughter and three sons. Mrs. Sherman enjoys being with family and serving in the special needs ministry at First Baptist Church Woodway.

She loves teaching at Baylor University where her Christian values can be openly proclaimed as she serves in educating students and helping those with communication disabilities.

Academic Interests and Research

Mrs. Sherman's academic interests include phonology and language based reading disorders in children. Her current research interests include phonological awareness skills and verbal working memory.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • CSD 5149 Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology
  • CSD 2351 Introduction to Phonological Science


  • M.S., University of Wyoming
  • B.S., Hardin Simmons University