Dr. Jill Dolata Earns Tenure at Pacific University

Jill Dolata, PhD, CCC-SLP, has earned indefinite tenure at Pacific University, where she is an associate professor in the College of Education’s School of Communication Sciences & Disorders.

Dolata joined the Pacific University faculty in 2018 and teaches within the speech-language pathology master’s program and the undergraduate minor in CSD program. 

She serves as the undergraduate advisor for the CSD minor and is the chair of the COE Technology Committee. She also is the current graduate faculty trustee on Pacific University’s Board of Trustees. 

She has served her profession as president of the Oregon Speech-Language Hearing Association, as an accreditation site visitor for the national association, and as a regular reviewer for National Institute of Health grant review panels (for Small Business Innovation Research in Psycho/Neuropathology, Lifespan Development, and STEM Education). 

She has a longstanding clinical and research appointment at the Institute on Development and Disability at Oregon Health & Science University and continues to provide part-time clinical service in their autism program as adjunct faculty. 

Her research focuses on autism, particularly assessment via use of technology. Projects include examining equity in online screening options, assessment of language within autism, and assessing support for neurodivergent university students.

Monday, March 18, 2024