Mariam Abdelaziz (she, her, hers), Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) department. Dr. Abdelaziz began her career in speech-language pathology as a school-based clinician serving children with high-incidence disabilities from pre-K to 8th grade.
She earned her Ph.D. at UNC-Greensboro in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She was a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Multicultural Board from 2018 to 2020. Her research interests include issues related to cultural and linguistic diversity within the field of CSD, language and literacy development, and bilingualism. Her research lab, the Language and Diversity Lab, is currently funded by an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Multicultural Grant.
- Abdelaziz, M., Mathews, J., Campos, I., Fanin, D., Rivera-Perez, J., Wilhite., M., & Williams, R. (2021). American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 30(5), 1990-2002.
- Abdelaziz, M. & Mayo, R. (2019). Culturally responsive evaluation practices of North Carolina speech language pathologists. Journal of the National Black Association for Speech- Language and Hearing, 14(1), 116-139.
- Lowell, S., Vigil, D., Abdelaziz, M., Edmonds, K., Goel, P., Guiberson, M., Hamilton, A., Hung, P., Miller, C., Ramkissoon, I., Scott., D., & Wilkerson, D. (2018). Pathways to cultural competence: Diversity backgrounds and their influence on career path and clinical care. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 3(14), 30-39
ASHA Multicultural Grant: Retaining Underrepresented Students in CSD: A Model for CSD Faculty (2022)
TESOL Research Mini-Grant, TESOL International Association (2018)
To keep up with Dr. Abdelaziz's research lab on social media, follow @ldlslp on Instagram.