At the next Graduation ceremony on May 12, two doctoral students from the Applied Language and Speech Sciences program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be hooded and receive their Ph.D. degrees.
The two are Louise Keegan and Holly Damico.
Louise a native of Limerick, Ireland, successfully defended her dissertation recently. The dissertation was titled ‘The Linguistic Construction of Identity after Traumatic Brain Injury’. Louise has recently taken an Assistant Professor position at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Holly is originally from Idaho, but has long been a resident of Louisiana. Her dissertation was titled ‘An Investigation of the Process of Meaning Construction during Writing with Language Disordered Children’. Holly is currently Clinic Director at UL Lafayette.