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Wyatt, Toya A.

Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Office: 657-278-3825

Department: 657-278-3617



Toya Wyatt is a professor in the communicative disorders program at California State University, Fullerton, where she has been a member of the faculty since 1990. Her primary areas of teaching and research focus on the language development and assessment of children from African American and bilingual backgrounds. She holds a bachelor of science degree and master's degree from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in speech-language pathology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Areas of Knowledge:
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Cross-cultural communication differences
  • Test bias
  • Communication disorders
  • English Dialects
  • African American English
  • Child language development
  • Bilingual child language development

  • African American Studies
  • Culture -- Diversity
  • Education -- Special Ed

  • North America