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Speech Pathology Faculty


Sean Clark

Professor of Kinesiology
Chair, Department of Kinesiology

Dr. Clark joined the kinesiology faculty at Gordon College in 2000 and serves as the department chair. Dr. Clark teaches courses that focus on the neurophysiological and mechanical basis of human movement. He also serves as the Director for the Gordon College Center for Balance Mobility and Wellness.  

Dr. Clark’s research interests focus broadly on the coordination and multisensory control of posture and orientation. His ... more ➔

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Graeme Bird

Graeme Bird

Associate Professor of Linguistics
Associate Professor of Classics

Dr. Bird is a native of New Zealand and has been teaching full-time at Gordon since 2001. His interests include Greek and Latin language and literature, Indo-European linguistics, and early English literature. He is a participant in the Harvard-affiliated Homer Multi-text Project, with a chapter in a book due out in the fall dealing with a celebrated medieval manuscript of Homer's Iliad. He enjoys exploring the connections be ... more ➔

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Mariann Illingworth

Adjunct in Education

Mariann Illingworth brings a wealth of teaching experience to the Gordon College Department of Education. Mariann currently teaches the English as a Second Language courses at Gordon and previously taught at North Shore Community College. She is a teacher of history, French, and ESL at Danvers High School. Her early teaching experience included teaching middle school (social studies, French, and Spanish) at North Shore Christian School in Lynn ... more ➔

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Todd Morano

Associate Professor of Education

Todd served in the San Diego Unified School District as an elementary teacher, middle school science and US history classroom teacher, and as a school site administrator. He joined the faculty at Point Loma Nazarene University full-time in 1998 and held the positions of director of literacy development and single- and multiple-subjects coordinators. He earned his doctorate in applied socio-linguistics/TESOL from Alliant International Universit ... more ➔

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Amanda Swenson

Instructor of Linguistics

Dr. Swenson completed her BA in languages and linguistics at Baylor University and her PhD in linguistics at MIT. Dr. Swenson’s research focuses on the ways in which data from understudied languages can contribute to our understanding of human language. Her specialization is in Dravidian languages, spoken in Southern India. Her research focuses on the way syntax (the structure of language) interfaces with the other parts o ... more ➔

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Amanda Warren

Lecturer in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP, is a medical Speech-Language Pathologist practicing in the city of Boston, with extensive experience in outpatient, acute care, rehabilitative care, skilled nursing and home care environments. She teaches at the undergraduate and graduate level in the field of speech-language pathology. She has special interests in dysphagia management, augmentative communication, end of life care, patient-family advocacy and educat ... more ➔

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