Amy LaCross

Asst Research Professor (FSC)
DTPHX Campus


Amy LaCross' primary specializations are phonetics and phonology. Due to her interests in the neural control of speech and the influences of L1 phonology on speech perception in both normal and disordered populations, she is currently working with Professor Julie Liss in the Motor Speech Disorders Lab as a research assistant professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at Arizona State University. Additionally, I am also working as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona. She completed her Ph.D. in linguistics at the University of Arizona in 2011. 


Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Arizona 2011

Research Interests

phonetics, phonology, L1 influences on speech perception and production, neurolinguistics, motor control of speech and motor speech disorders

Research Activity

  • Lacross,Amy Beth*. STTR Phase I: Speaklear: A Telehealth Application for Evaluating and Treating Pathalogical Speech. (9/29/2015 - 12/31/2016).


Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SHS 576Neuromotor Speech Disorders