Geoffrey A. Coalson, PhD, CCC-SLP is the Clinical Associate Professor at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and Research at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to this role, Dr. Coalson served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the Founding Director of the LSU Stuttering Lab.
Dr. Coalson received his BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders and BA in Psychology from UT-Austin (2005), and his MS in Speech-Language Pathology from Vanderbilt University (2008). He returned to UT-Austin to complete his Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology (2013) under the supervision of Dr. Courtney Byrd. His research has focused on the contribution of phonetic and phonological factors to stuttering. Current research projects focus on the relationship between working memory and inhibition in adults who stutter, as well as clinical efficacy of adult stuttering treatment.