Jane Puhlman, PhD, CCC-SLP



308 Dunn Hall

Jane Puhlman is an Assistant Professor who joined the CSD department in Fall 2018. She currently serves as the Undergraduate Coordinator of the CSD department. Jane’s research interest is the language and literacy development of children who are D/deaf or hard of hearing. She also investigates family supports and family interaction in early intervention. 


  • PhD (2015) Florida State University
  • MA (2017) Edinboro University
  • MA (2006) Southern Connecticut State University
  • BA (2003) Central Connecticut State University


  • CSD 100: Majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • CSD 380: Language Development
  • CSD 487: Disorders of Speech and Language
  • CSD 581: Articulation and Phonology Disorders
  • CSD 584: Language Disorders in Children: Preschool
  • CSD 585: Language Disorders in Children: School-Age
  • CSD 586: Communication Modalities for Individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing

Association Memberships

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Sample Publications

Puhlman J. & Puhlman D. (Awaiting Review) Supporting Families of Children Living in Multiple Households: A Survey of Early Interventionists. Journal of Early Intervention.

Diehm, E, Wood, C., Puhlman J.,  Callendar, M. (2020). Young children’s narrative retell in response to static and animated stories. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 55,  359-372. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12523

Puhlman, J. & Wood, C.  (2019) Phonological awareness  assessment and intervention practices for children who are D/deaf or hard of hearing. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 1-8 doi.org/10.1177/1525740119853244

Puhlman, J.  & Johnson R. (2019). Survey of male college students’ perceptions and knowledge of speech-language pathology. Journal of Communication Disorders, 82, 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2019.105936

Messier, J. & Wood C. (2015). Facilitating vocabulary acquisition of children with cochlear implants using electronic storybooks. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 1-18. doi: 10.1093/deafed/env031

Messier, J., & Jackson, C.W.  (2014). A comparison of phonemic and phonological awareness in educators working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.  American Annals of the Deaf, 158, 522-38.


Puhlman, J & Puhlman D (2019). Addressing Maternal Gatekeeping Addressing Maternal Gatekeeping in Early Intervention. Maine Speech-Language Hearing Association State Conference. Portland, ME

Seale, J. & Puhlman, J. (2019) AAC and School-Aged Populations. CITE webinar.

Puhlman, J. & Puhlman, D.  (2018). Addressing Maternal Gatekeeping in Early Intervention. American Speech-Language Hearing Association National Conference. Boston, MA

Puhlman, J. & Lindeman, K.  (2017). Play Coaching: Using Play to Meet the Needs of All Children. Division of Early Childhood Conference. Portland, OR.

Puhlman, J. (2017).  Exercise the Ears, Not the Eyes: Why Not Signing With a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Baby Might be the Better Choice. Academic Festival. Edinboro, PA.

Messier, J.  (2016).  Facilitating Vocabulary Acquisition of Children with Cochlear ImplantsUsing Electronic Storybooks. Academic Festival. Edinboro, PA.

Lundblom E. & Messier J. (2015). Targeting Objectives Within a High Interest Activity: Embedding Intervention. Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Harrisburg, PA.

Jackson, C.W., Young-Suk, K., Diehm, E., Callender, M., Messier, J., (2013, November). Narrative Assessment: Exploring Innovative Options for Research & Practice. American Speech-Language Hearing Association National Conference. Chicago, IL.

Diehm E., Messier, J., Callender M., Jackson C.W. (2013, May). Narrative Assessment. Florida Speech, Language, Hearing Association. Marco Island, FL

Messier, J., & Jackson, C.W. (2011, May).  Working with Families to Embed Language Strategies Across the Day. Florida Speech, Language, Hearing Association. Marco Island, Fl