Dr. AnnMarie Knight

AnnMarie C. Knight, PhD, CCC-SLP

Program Chair

Program Chair, Speech-Language Pathology

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Biography

AnnMarie Knight, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor and Chair of the the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Program at Columbia College. Dr. Knight joined the faculty in 2017 after conducting research with individuals with neurologic disease for five years during her doctoral program and then working clinically for ten years in the acute care hospital setting. She completed her B.A. in Communications Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Florida and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Florida.

Her areas of research interest include the study of aphasia and dysphagia in the elderly population, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and the education of undergraduate and graduate level speech-language pathologists.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2025 South Carolina Speech-Language Hearing Association President
  • 2024 South Carolina Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention Chair
  • 2023-2026 ASHA Council for Clinical Certification in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, SLP Member
  • 2023-2025 ASHA Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Education, Coordinating Committee Member
  • 2023 South Carolina Speech-Language Hearing Association President Elect
  • 2023 South Carolina Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention Co-Chair
  • 2023 CAPCSD Lisa Scott Leadership Academy
  • 2022 South Carolina Women in Higher Education Women’s Leadership Academy
  • 2022 ASHA Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Education, Perspectives Reviewer
  • 2022 Subject Matter Expert for ASHA C-SLPA Certification Examination and Maintenance of Certification Examination
  • 2022 South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association President Elect-Elect
  • 2021 Columbia College Student Choice Faculty Award nominee
  • 2021 Columbia College Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award recipient
  • 2021 South Carolina Conference on Innovations in Teaching and Learning Planning Committee
  • 2020-2022 South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association VP of Finance and Leadership
  • 2020-2022 ASHA Special Interest Group 10: Issues in Higher Education Professional Development Committee
  • 2020 Columbia College SCICU Excellence in Teaching Award recipient
  • 2020 ASHA Teaching Symposium on Foundational CSD Science Courses, selected to attend (cancelled due to Covid-19)
  • 2019 Columbia College Student Choice Faculty Award, nominee and finalist
  • 2019 ASHA Convention Reviewer for Adult Language Disorders section
  • 2019 South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention Committee member

Publications

  • Knight, A.M., Eversmann, J.E., Kneece, S., & Bunger, E.B. (2023). #SLPDay!: Resources to promote the SLP/SLPA professions and end the critical shortage (oral presentation). South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, February, North Cha
  • Knight, A.M., Walker, C. & Williams, S. (2023). The SLP/SLPA team: Strategies for effective supervision and collaboration (oral presentation). South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, February, North Charleston, SC.
  • Knight, A.M., Mlawski, E. & Fulton, S. (work in progress). Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders: Scientific and Clinical Foundations. Cognella, San Diego, CA.
  • Knight, A.M. & Harglerode, R. (work in progress). Engaging speech-language pathology (SLP) undergraduate students through social media.
  • Knight, A.M., & Keator, L., and Stokes, B. (work in progress). Improving communication between hospitality service personnel and persons with aphasia: A pilot study.
  • Cimino-Knight, A.M., Gonzalez Rothi, Leslie J., He, Ying, & Heilman, K.M. (2017). Callosal ideomotor apraxia in Alzheimer’s Disease. J Clin Exp Neuropsych, 39 (1).
  • Knight, A.M. & Harglerode, R. (2021). Engaging speech-language pathology (SLP) undergraduate students through social media (virtual poster). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, November, Washington, DC.
  • Stokes, B., Knight, A.M., & Keator, L. (2020). Improving communication between hospitality service personnel and persons with aphasia: A pilot study (poster). American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association Convention, November, San Diego, CA.
  • Stokes, B., Knight, A.M., & Keator, L. (2020). Improving communication between hospitality service personnel and persons with aphasia: A pilot study (oral presentation). South Carolina Independent College and Universities Research Symposium, February, Spa
  • Tempel, A., Knight, A.M., & Basilakos, A. (2020). Neuroanatomy and neuroscience education in speech-language pathology: Opinions of practicing clinicians (oral presentation). South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Research Symposium, Febru
  • Knight, A.M., Stokes, B., & Keator, L. (2019). Improving communication between hospitality service personnel and persons with aphasia. SCICU Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research Program.
  • Knight, A.M., Tempel, A., & Basilakos, A. (2019). Neuroanatomy and neuroscience education in speech-language pathology: opinions of clinicians. SCICU Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research Program.
  • Tempel, A. & Knight, A.M. (2019). Neuroscience Education in Speech-Language Pathology. What Does it Look Like? Southern Regional Honors Conference (poster). March, Memphis, TN.
  • Knight, A.M., Lawton, A., Sendler, B., Comeau C., Barrineau, M. (2019). Enhancing the undergraduate experience through experiential learning (one-hour seminar). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, November, Orlando.
  • Knight, A.M., Basilakos, A., Tempel, A., Guardino, K., & Barrineau, M. (2019). Neuro (neuroanatomy and neuroscience) education in speech-language pathology (one-hour seminar). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, November, Orlando, FL.
  • Knight, A.M., Goodrich, R., & Duffy, C. (2018). Dysphagia Care from an Interdisciplinary Perspective (oral presentation). South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, February, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Knight, A.M., Galluzzi, L., Hess, A. (2018). Post-Extubation Dysphagia (oral presentation). South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association, February Convention, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Comeau, C., Lawton, A., & Knight, A.M. (2018). Experiential learning in undergraduate speech pathology education: Language and literacy in an elementary school (poster). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, November, Boston, MA.
  • Sendler, B. & Knight, A.M. (2018). Experiential learning in undergraduate speech pathology education: Cognitive stimulation activities for adults with dementia (poster). American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Convention, November, Boston, MA.