Alicia Davis

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Alicia Davis

Lecturer

M.S., Communication Disorders, Colorado State University, 1983
B.A., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Northern Colorado, 1981

Alicia Davis, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. Her areas of interest and expertise include language and literacy relationships, adolescent and adult language/learning disabilities, and accent modification. She spent 15 years working in school districts in Wyoming, Nebraska, and Colorado before joining the clinic faculty at Nebraska in 1997.

Alicia teaches Language Disorders 5-21, Professional Issues for the Communication Disorders Specialist, Accent Modification, and Adult Cognition and Language.

In 2012, Alicia began a partnership with Fiserv, Inc. to provide accent modification services via telepractice to Fiserv employees in Heredia, Costa Rica, and Noida, India. She supervises groups of speech-langauge pathology graduate students as they provide the services throughout the fall and spring semesters. In 2015, Alicia, along with Diane Farrand, led a group of speech-language pathology graduate students on the inaugural "Understanding Latic American Culture and Environment for Special Education (Graduate)", an education abroad trip to Costa Rica where the students provide accent modification services in-person at Fiserv's office in San Jose.

Alicia is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA), and currently serves on the NSLHA Continuing Education committee. She is best known for coordinating a Share Fair for students and professionals each year during the NSLHA convention. She is also UNL's National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) chapter adviser. Alicia is an active member of the Nebraska Cochlear Implant Sertoma Club which meets monthly at the Barkley Memorial Center.


Areas of Expertise:

    Multicultural issues
    Accent modification
    Tele-practice
    Adult literacy
    School-based speech-language pathology

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2017, Mortar Board Professor of the Month (February), University of Nebraska-Lincoln2016, Most Innovative Study Abroad Program finalist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2016, Parents' Recognition Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Parents Association2012, Honors of the Association, Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Experience
1997-present, Lecturer and Clinic Supervisor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln1995-97, Department Leader, Poudre School District, Fort Collins, Colorado1995-97, Supervisor, Distance Learning Program in Communication Disorders, University of Northern Colorado2008-12, Clinic Scheduler and Clinical Advisor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Memberships
American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationNebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association