- M.S. in communication disorders,University of Texas at Dallas,1998
B.S. in audiology and speech-language pathology,Florida State University,1996
- Early childhood special education
Language development/disorders in preschool children
Jackie Towson is a doctoral student and clinical instructor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education. Her research interests include language and literacy development and disorders in young children, and the impact on later student outcomes. She has worked as a speech-language pathologist and special educator for 14 years.