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Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders


  • M.S.P., Arkansas State University (Speech Pathology)
  • B.S.E., Arkansas State University

Professional Credentials

  • State Licensure by Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)

Teaching Specialties

  • Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • Phonetics

Research Interests

  • Language Disorders
  • Literacy Development in Children


  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Associaton


Merrill has 25 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist in a public school setting.  She joined the ASU CD faculty in August, 2007.  Throughout her career, her innovative ideas have received numerous national awards for economic instruction and language intervention.  Merrill's research interests include functional intervention approaches that utilize themed ideas and authentic materials to target explicit communication skills.

Merrill Catt

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3106
F: 870-972-3788


Building: Donald W. Reynolds Center for Health Sciences
Room: 211C

Office Hours

2014 Spring

10:00 - 11:00 am
and 2:00 - 4:00 pm

W:  10:00 - 11:00 am
and 2:00 - 4:00 pm

F:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
or by Appointment

Alternative Contact

Gail Rasberry
P: 870-972-3106