College of Health Professions


Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies

Faculty and Staff

Mark Pellowski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor

Office:   Van Bokkelen, Room 109E
Phone:   410-704-5899
Fax:   410-704-4131
E-mail:   mpellowski@towson.edu

Mark Pellowski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Education and Certification

  • Ph.D. - Vanderbilt University
  • M.S. - Syracuse University
  • B.A. - University of Maine
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Licensed by the Maryland Board of Examiners
  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught

  • Fluency Disorders (SPPA 614)
  • Research Design (SPPA 713)
  • Special Topics in Stuttering (SPPA 470)
  • Introduction to Stuttering (SPPA 310)
  • Phonology (SPPA 302)
  • Clinical Practicum (SPPA 745 & 487)

Clinical Interests

  • The assessment and treatment of stuttering (and other fluency disorders) in children, adolescents, and adults

Research Interests

  • The relationship between speech rate and stuttering

  • The speech and language abilities of children, adolescents, and adults who stutter

Selected Publications

  • Cucci, C. & Pellowski, M.W. (Submitted).  Methods Used to Calculate and Modify Speaking Rate for People Who Stutter.  International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders.
  • Pellowski, M.W. (2011).  Word Finding and Vocabulary Abilities of Adults Who Do and Do Not Stutter.  Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 38, 126-134.
  • Pellowski, M.W. (2010).  Speech Language Pathologists’ Knowledge of Speaking Rate and its Relationship to Stuttering.  Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 37, 51-58.
  • Pellowski, M.W., & Conture, E.G. (2005).  Lexical priming in picture naming of young children who do and do not stutter.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 48, 278-294.
  • Anderson, J.D., Pellowski, M.W., & Conture, E.G. (2005).  Childhood stuttering and dissociations across linguistic domains.  Journal of Fluency Disorders, 30, 219-253.  

Selected Presentations (* with Towson University students)

  • Alden, S.*, Meyer, K.*, Yuse, A.* & Pellowski, M.W. (2011, September).  Reductions in Stuttering Frequency as Related to Clinicians’ Speech Rate.  Poster session presented at the 9th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, U.K.
  • Meyer, K.*, Yuse, A.*, Cadden, H.*, & Pellowski, M.W. (2011, April).  Undergraduate and Graduate Students’ Self-Perceptions of Speech Rate.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Towson, MD.  (Won award for best research poster presentation)
  • Pellowski, M.W. (2010, November).  Relationships Among Word Finding, Vocabulary, & Stuttering in Adults.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Hester, E., Pellowski, M.W., Harris, A.*, & Pahr, J.* (2010, November).  Speech Disruptions in the Narratives of Children With Reading Disabilities.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Porcelli, M.D.*, & Pellowski, M.W. (2010, March).  Methods Used to Calculate and Modify Speaking Rate for the School-Age Child Who Stutters.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia, Portsmouth, VA.
  • Pellowski, M.W., & Miller, E.* (2009, February).  Speech Rate: How to Measure it and its Relationship to Stuttering.  Short-course presented at the annual meeting of the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia, Richmond, VA.

 

 

 

 

 

 



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