CSD Faculty & Staff
Rik Lemoncello, PhD, CCC-SLP
Rik Lemoncello is excited to join the College of Education faculty as an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. He is passionate about teaching and clinical practice in the area of adult medical speech-language pathology. With expertise in cognitive rehabilitation, evidence-based practices, motor speech disorders, and scholarship of teaching and learning, his scholarship advances best practices for adults with acquired brain injury. His research focuses on assistive technologies for cognition to support memory performance, motivation, and self-efficacy. He is also currently investigating the potential efficacy of computerized cognitive training for adults with acquired brain injury. With many local and national connections, he is excited to share his experience, passion, and scholarship with students and colleagues at Pacific University starting in Fall 2012. He completed his doctoral work in 2008 at the University of Oregon and worked as an Assistant Professor in the department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Portland State University from 2008-2012. In his spare time, he loves to bake cakes, spend time with his two black cats, and explore "easy" hiking trails in the local area.