Robin Danzak, Ph.D.

Robin Danzak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Professional Experience:

  • 2011-2013 Assistant professor, CSD, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (Sarasota, FL)
  • 2007-2011 Visiting instructor, CSD, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
  • 2001-2007 Spanish teacher and coordinator of magnet programs, Pinellas County Schools (St. Petersburg, FL)

Primary Professional Service/Affiliation:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
  • ConnTESOL
  • Connecticut Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA)  

Degrees and Certifications

    • PhD, Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD), 2009, University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
    • MA, Linguistics (Spanish), 2001, Universidad de Concepción (Concepción, Chile)
    • BA Art History/Spanish, 1997, New College of Florida (Sarasota, FL)

     Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training:

    • Connecticut Provisional Educator Certificate: Spanish 7-12 (023); 2014-2022
    • Florida Professional Educator Certificate: ESOL K-12 and Spanish K-12; 2003-2018
    • Bilingual-biliterate: English, Spanish, Italian

Teaching Responsibilities

    Undergraduate and graduate courses in Speech-Language pathology in the areas of language and literacy, as well as the basic sciences for CSD. 

Research Interests & Grants

    Bilingual language, literacy, and identity, with special focus on the writing development of bilingual adolescents.

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    Fulbright Scholar Award to the University of Padua, Italy, Spring 2014, to conduct research on the bilingual writing of Italian adolescent students learning English as a second language. Please visit my Fulbright blog

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Monday and Thursday 9:30-12:30.
  • Location: 2-E-09

    Speech-Language Pathology
    Cambridge 2-E-09
    College of Health Professions
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