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Dr. Michelle MacRoy-Higgins

Michelle MacRoy-Higgins, PhD CCC-SLP
Associate Professor
Department Chair

Phone: 212 481 4358
Email: Michelle MacRoy-Higgins


  • B.S. State University of New York, College at Geneseo
  • M.S. Adelphi University
  • Ph.D. City University of New York, Graduate Center

Professional Interests: Language acquisition, Language and Phonological Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders

Courses Taught: Fluency Disorders, Neural Processes of Communication, Language Acquisition, Acoustic, Physiological and Auditory Phonetics, Developmental Motor Speech and Swallowing Disorders, Articulation and Phonological Disorders


Dr. Michelle MacRoy-Higgins is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Her clinical and research interests include language and phonological disorders in young children as well as evidenced-based practice. She also has an interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Her current research projects focus on examination of language and literacy skills in children who were late talkers; and examination of speech perception and language comprehension in nonverbal children with ASD. Dr. MacRoy-Higgins has presented her research locally and nationally, and internationally at conferences such as the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention and the Annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.  

Michelle MacRoy-Higgins has been a Speech-Language Pathologist for over 20 years, with a focus on treatment of infants, toddlers and young children with a variety of communication disorders.  She has worked in Early Intervention (birth - 3), Preschool (3-5 years) and early elementary school settings. 

Dr. MacRoy-Higgins' professional activities include membership in local, state, and national professional organizations. 

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Department of Speech-Language & Audiology Office - Email:

Ms. Joanne Johnson
Voice 212 481 4467
Fax: 212 481 4458
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Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 12-5 pm

Office Location:
Room 900 (West Building)
425 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010

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Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders
N133 (North Building)
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New York, NY 10010 

Monday-Thursday 10 am - 6 pm

Clinic phone: 212 481 4464
Clinic fax: 212 481 3029 

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