Professor, Speech-Language Pathology
Ph.D. - Vanderbilt University
M.S. - Syracuse University
B.A. - University of Maine
Areas of Expertise
The assessment and treatment of stuttering (and other fluency disorders) across the
The relationship between speech rate and stuttering
The speech and language abilities of people who stutter
Certification & Licensure
- ASHA CCC-SLP
- Maryland State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
- Hester, E. & Pellowski, M.W. (2013). Speech Disruptions in the Narratives of African
American Children with Reading Disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Physical
Disabilities, 25, 1-10.
- Pellowski, M.W., & Montgomery, C.* (2012). Identification of Procedures Used to Calculate
and Modify Speaking Rate for People Who Stutter. Journal of Developmental and Physical
Disabilities, 24, 1-10.
- 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.
- Meyer, K.*, Yuse, A.*, Alden, S.*, & Pellowski, M.W. (2011). Students’ Self-Perceptions
of Speech Rate, Fluency, and Intelligibility. Journal of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing
Association, 11, 75-82.
- Bach, M.*, Stone, L.*, Juskus, A.*, Pellowski, M.W. (2014, November). Factors Affecting
Career Choice Among Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Students. Poster session
presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association,
- Pitchon, E.*, Cadden, H.*, Aaron, J.*, Haftl, E.*, & Pellowski, M.W. (2012, November).
The Relationship Between Student Clinicians’ Expressive and Perceived Speech Rate.
Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing
Association, Atlanta, GA.
- 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.
- 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.
* with Towson University students