Dr. McLoddy Kadyamusuma

Dr. McLoddy Kadyamusuma
Dr. McLoddy Kadyamusuma
Assistant Professor (Chair/ASHA Program Director)

Thompson Hall W117

Post Doctoral Fellowship, University of the Witswatersrand
Ph.D., Potsdam University

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Dr. McLoddy Kadyamusuma is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences at Fredonia, State University of New York where he has been a faculty member since 2014. He is also a member of the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association (ASHA), New York State Speech Hearing and Language Association (NYSSHLA) The South African Speech Language and Hearing Association (SASHLA) & the Speech Language Hearing Association of Western New York (SHAWNY).

Office Hours

Monday: 2-3
Tuesday: 2-4
Wednesday: 11-1

Teaching Interests

Dr. Kadyamusuma teaches courses in Phonetics, Introduction to Language, Neurolinguistics, Multicultural Issues, Speech Pathology and Neurogenic Language disorders

Research Interests

Dr. Kadyamusuma's primary interests are in Multingualism, Language Processing in healthy and neurologically impaired speakers, Language Assessment and Aphasia . He is also interested in the processing of Prosody in native and non-native speakers

Awards and Honors

  • Summer Research Scholarship and Creative Activities Award, SUNY Fredonia, Provost's Office (2018).
  • 2015 Faculty Summer Research and Creativity Award, Professional Development Center (2015).

Intellectual Contributions

  • "The Neurolinguistics of Multilingualism," Multilingual Matters (2019).


  • "Dementia Through an Increasingly Positive Lens. ," 19th Annual Student Research & Creativity Exposition (2018).
  • "Recovery After Childhood Aphasia.," 19th Annual Student Research & Creativity Exposition (2018).
  • "Stuttering in Spanish-English Bilinguals.," 19th Annual Student Research & Creativity Exposition (2018).
  • "Dementia Through an Increasingly Positive Lens," SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (2018).
  • "Recovery After Childhood Aphasia.," SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (2018).
  • "Stuttering in Spanish-English Bilinguals.," SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (2018).
  • "Standardization of the Shona-English Bilingual Aphasia Assessment Test: Acceptability pilot study," American Speech Hearing Language Association (ASHA) National Conference (2017).
  • "Frequency of use: Reading time reference violations in SHona," Science of Aphasia (2017).
  • "Alzheimer's Dementia," SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (2017).
  • "Adaptation and Standardization of the Bilingual Aphasia Test in Shona," National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Fredonia Chapter (2017).
  • "Adaptation and Standardization of the Bilingual Aphasia Test in Shona," South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference (2016).