Dr. Aoyama

Covid-19 Announcement

Out of an abundance of caution and in support of the community’s efforts to contain and slow the spread of COVID-19, beginning Monday, March 23rd, all in-person speech, language, and audiology testing services have been suspended at the UNT Speech and Hearing Center until further notice. Online speech and language teletherapy sessions will be available to all patients.

If you would like to transition to teletherapy sessions and have not made arrangements already, or if you need hearing aid services, please call our front office at (940) 565-2262 and we will be happy to assist you. Thank you for your understanding during these unprecedented times. Your health and safety are our highest priority.

Katsura Aoyama, PhD
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies for Speech-Language Pathology
Office #: 
Chilton Hall, 209G


Katsura Aoyama, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor on the faculty of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of North Texas, where she has held an academic appointment since August 2012. She has also held an appointment of Associate Professor at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center from August 2009 to July 2012, and an appointment of Assistant Professor at the same institution from August 2002 to August 2009. Dr. Aoyama holds a B.A. degree in Japanese Philology from Kansai University, an M.A. degree in Linguistics from University of Hawai'i at Manoa, and a Ph.D. degree in Linguistics from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

Dr. Aoyama has authored and co-authored many peer-reviewed publications. Her research interests include phonological acquisition in typically-developing children, second language acquisition, and prosody of language.  Her particular research interest is studying prosodic and phonological characteristics of different languages and how children acquire those characteristics. 


Dr. Aoyama's Psycholinguistics Lab

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