Danika Pfeiffer


Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology


Contact Info

Van Bokkelen, Room 109F


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Kennedy Krieger Institute Center for Autism and Related Disorders, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2022
Ph.D., James Madison University, 2018
M.S., James Madison University, 2016
B.Ed., University of Virginia, 2014

Areas of Expertise

Emergent literacy
Interprofessional education and practice
Language development and disorders
Early intervention


  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association, CCC-SLP


Selected Presentations

  • Pfeiffer, D., Feuerstein, J., & Landa, R. (2022, June). SLPs’ perceptions of effective language and early literacy instruction for pre-K children with developmental language disorder. The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.
  • Pfeiffer, D., Feuerstein, J., & Landa, R. (2022, February). Child care providers’ perceptions of a professional development program: A qualitative analysis. Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) 2022, San Diego, CA.
  • Pfeiffer, D. L. (2021, December). Innovations and Practices in Interprofessional Education and Collaboration in the United States. GLO+CAL: International and Local Trends in Interprofessional Education and Collaboration. University of Santo Tomas, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Manila, Philippines.
  • Pfeiffer, D. & Landa, R. (2021, November). A virtual shared book reading professional development program for child care providers. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.
  • Pfeiffer, D. L. (2021, July). The Importance of Interprofessional Practice for Speech-Language Pathologists. The Philippine Association of Speech Pathologists Biennial National Convention.


  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association
    • Member, SIG 1: Language Learning and Education
    • Member, SIG 16: School-Based Issues

Professional Service

  • Editorial Board Member, Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, SIG 1: Language Learning and Education.
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer
    • Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools
    • American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
    • Assessment for Effective Intervention
  • Volunteer Collaborator, CSDisseminate