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Audrey Farrugia-Bernard

Assistant Professor

114 Porter


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BA      Elementary Education - Eastern Michigan University
MA      Speech-Language Pathology - Eastern Michigan University
PhD    Educational Studies - Eastern Michigan University

Audrey Bernard

Interests and Expertise

  • Social Justice:  The disproportionality of students of color in special education and inclusion
  • Transformation:  The scholarship of teaching and learning

Selected Publications

  • Farrugia-Bernard, A. M. (2018). Speech-language pathologists as determiners of the human right to diversity in communication for school children in the US. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 20(1), 170-173. doi:10.1080/17549507.2018.1406002

Selected Presentations


  • Physiologic Phonetics: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Language Disorders in Children
  • Multicultural issues in Intervention for Communication Disorders
  • Articulation and Phonological Impairments
  • Early Intervention for Speech and Language Impaired Children
  • Language and Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Clinical Internship in Speech-Language Pathology II
  • Public School Internship in Speech-Language Pathology


  • 2017-2018 EMU Faculty Research Fellowship  Not Like Me:  A Phenomenological Exploration of the Experiences of Students of Color in Pursuit of a Speech-Language Pathology Degree

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, American Speech-Language Hearing Association Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Topic Committee
  • Member,  American Speech-Language Hearing Association Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Professional Development Committee
  • Public School Advocacy in Southeastern Michigan
  • Faculty Advisor, EMU Chapter of National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Michigan Teacher Certification: Speech-Language Impaired, Elementary Education, Language Arts, Integrated Science
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association (2009 - present)
  • Michigan Speech-Language Hearing Association (2009 - present)
  • MI License Speech-Language Pathology (2012 - present)

Additional Information

Personal Interests: Reading, Writing, Running, Gardening, Traveling, TV Binging