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Laurel Williams

Laurel Williams

Professional Faculty, Clinical Supervisor, and Instructor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Laurel Williams is a native of the Quad Cities and returns to Augustana as faculty eight years after her tenure as a student.

Her career has allowed her to practice speech-language pathology in San Francisco, London, Geneva, Switzerland, and primarily in Santa Cruz, Calif., where she was the lead speech-language pathologist at a pediatric therapeutic learning center for three years.

Her specialties include speech sound disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and early childhood language. She is the faculty-in-residence in Erickson Hall for the 2021-2022 academic year.


  • B.A., communication sciences and disorders, English, Augustana College
  • M.A., speech-language pathology, University of Northern Iowa