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Debra Burnett

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Assistant Professor

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Contact Info:
238 Campus Creek Complex
(785) 532-0802
Courses I Teach:
  • FSHS 442 Developmental Psycholinguistics
  • FSHS 742 Language Assessment and Intervention II (School-age)
  • FSHS 743 Communication Impairments in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • FSHS 851 Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology
  • M.A., State University of New York, College at Geneseo
  • B.S., State University of New York, College at Geneseo
  • Ph.D., Syracuse University

Short Biography

Debra L. Burnett is an assistant professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program at Kansas State University and a licensed speech-language pathologist. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Burnett teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs and provides clinical supervision to the graduate students in the KSU Speech and Hearing Center. She serves as co-advisor to the Kansas Student Speech Language Hearing Association (KSSSLHA). Her research interests include child language development and disorders with a focus in the areas of pragmatics and figurative language comprehension within both typically developing and disordered populations (e.g., autism spectrum disorders, specific language impairment).

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College of Human Ecology
Kansas State University
119 Justin Hall
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
+1 (785) 532-5500

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