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Christiane Dechert, MA, CCC-SLP

Associate Professor
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences


  • Georg August Universität Göttingen, BA equivalent
  • University of Arizona, MA, Linguistics
  • Washington State University, MA, Speech and Hearing Sciences

Past Academic Positions

  • Associate Lecturer/ Clinical Supervisor – University of Wyoming, Division of Communication Disorder


  • ASHA Advisory Councilor, 2012-2017 for the State of Wyoming
  • Honors of the Association, Wyoming Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2015
  • Volunteer of the Year, Wyoming Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2012
  • Outstanding Service Award, Wyoming Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2009

Additional Information

Christiane Dechert has been a speech-language pathologist since 1997 and a clinical educator for 17 years before joining the WSU Department of Speech and Hearing as Clinic Coordinator in 2017. She has experience working in elementary, middle, and high school, preschool, and long-term care settings. Her current areas of clinical interests are school-age language, language and literacy, autism, narrative and expository language intervention, reading and writing disorders, bilingualism and multicultural issues, global service projects, and childhood speech sound disorders.

Christiane Dechert
Christiane Dechert, MA, CCC-SLP
Associate Professor