Kerrie Allen Ammons, Ph. D., M.C.D., CCC-SLP

Adjunct Professor

Biography

Kerrie Allen Ammons, Ph. D., M.C.D., CCC-SLP is an Adjunct Professor in the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Program at Columbia College. She joined the adjunct faculty in the Spring of 2020. Dr. Ammons is currently employed as a Speech Language Pathologist with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). She has been a SLP for 20 years and has worked with varying ages of clients in clinical and educational settings.

Dr. Ammons completed her B.A. in Speech and Language Pathology at Columbia College in 1996. She completed her M.C.D. in Communication Disorders at the University of South Carolina in 1999, and her Ph.D. in Language and Literacy with a cognate in Linguistics from the University of South Carolina in 2013.

Her areas of research interest include how language disorders affect literacy development and the role of the SLP. Other research interests include language and literacy program development and the education of undergraduate level speech language clinicians.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Columbia College Students Choice Award Finalist | 2020-2021 Vice President of Membership and Outreach for the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association | 2019 - present American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) ACE Award Recipient | 2019, 201
  • Vice President of Membership and Outreach for the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association | 2019 - present American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) ACE Award Recipient | 2019, 201
  • American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) ACE Award Recipient | 2019, 2018
  • Fort Jackson C. C. Pinckney Elementary School Teacher of the Year | 2015-2016

Publications

  • Vice President of Membership and Outreach for the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association and a quarterly article contributor for the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association Newsletter / InTouch. | 2019 - present
  • Ammons, K. A.(2013). The Teaching of Reading, Writing and Language in a Clinical Speech and Language Setting: A Blended Therapy Intervention Approach. (Doctoral dissertation).