Doctoral Student - Cohort 2
University of North Carolina
Andrea Etkie is pursuing a doctorate in Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests include Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC), Rett syndrome, language interventions, and literacy. Working at the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at UNC allows her the opportunity to explore research related to these areas and more. Prior to coming to UNC, Andrea worked as a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in various settings and spent most of her clinical time in home health care with individuals who use AAC to communicate. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Florida.