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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, Fluency

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 Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences Program at Hunter College. 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, 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 14 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
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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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