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Lisa Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Teaching III, Director of Clinical Education

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Lisa A. Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is Director of Clinical Education and Research Associate in the School of Communication Science and Disorders at Florida State University. She is a Fellow of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and holds the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology. She is also licensed as a speech-language pathologist by the Florida Department of Health. At FSU, she serves as the Clinic’s HIPAA Privacy officer and she maintains an active clinical practice by providing services to clients who stutter. In addition to directing the clinical education program, she teaches courses in stuttering, counseling, and professional issues. Her teaching has been recognized twice by FSU, having been awarded an Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2007 and an Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award in 2012. Outside of her work at FSU, Dr. Scott serves as the Vice President for Professional Practices for the Stuttering Foundation of America, is a former Coordinator for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Education, and is a consultant for the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration’s Bureau of Medicaid Services. She also consults on HIPAA privacy issues with other university speech and hearing clinics. Her research interests are in the relation between stuttering and language production, the application of cognitive-behavioral therapy to stuttering treatment, and the clinical supervision process. Dr. Scott was a member of the Inaugural Board-Recognized Certified Fluency Specialists, and has made numerous presentations at district, state, and national meetings, and co-authored several publications in the areas of fluency disorders and in clinical supervision. She volunteers as an academic accreditation site visitor for the Council on Academic Accreditation, American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association; as the Vice President for Professional Development for the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders; and for the Leon County Chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery program.


  • BA, 1987: University of Nebraska, Special Education and Communication Disorders
  • MS, 1988: University of Nebraska, Special Education and Communication Disorders
  • PhD, 1997: University of Nebraska, Special Education and Communication Disorders

Research Interests

Fluency: Treatment Efficacy for Individuals who Stutter; the Relation between Discourse Skills and Stuttering Across the Lifespan; the Development of Narrative Discourse Abilities; Pedagogical Practices in Communication Disorders

Teaching Interests

Fluency Disorders, Counseling, Professional Issues