University of Minnesota
Center for Cognitive and Social Processes in Language


Center for Cognitive and Social Processes in Language

Kathryn Kohert

Dr Kathryn Kohnert

Department Affiliations

Narrative


Specialties

  • Language development and use in bilingual children and adults
  • Interactions between general cognitive mechanisms and language
  • Language disorders in children and adults
  • Assessment and Treatment of language disorders in diverse populations

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Language and Communication Disorders, University of California San Diego and San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2000.
  • M.A.: Speech-Language Pathology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1992.

Publications

  • Language Disorders in Bilingual Children and Adults. Kohnert, Kathryn, Plural Publishing, Author, 2007. Link
  • Language intervention with bilingual children.. Kohnert, Kathryn, Kohnert, K., & Derr, A., In B. Goldstein (Ed.). Bilingual language development and disorders in Spanish-English speakers (pp. 315-343). Baltimore: Brookes., 2004.
  • Intervention with Linguistically diverse preschool children: A focus on developing home language(s).. Kohnert, Kathryn, Kohnert, K., Yim, D., Nett, K., Kan, P. F., & Duran, L., Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 36, 251-263., 2005.
  • In search of common ground-Part I: Lexical performance by. Kohnert, Kathryn, Windsor, J., & Kohnert, K., Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 47, 877-890., 2004.
  • In search of common ground- Part II: Non-linguistic performance. Kohnert, Kathryn, Kohnert, K., & Windsor, J., Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 47, 891 -, 2004.
  • Crossing borders: Recognition of Spanish words. Kohnert, Kathryn, Kohnert, K., Windsor, J., & Miller, R., Journal of Applied, 2004.
  • Breadth and Depth of Diversity in Minnesota: Challenges to Clinical Competency: Kohnert, Kathryn, M. Kennedy, L. Glaze, P. Kan, & E. Carney, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 2003.
  • Balancing Bilinguals: Lexical-semantic production and cognitive processing in children learning Spanish and English: Kohnert, Kathryn, E. Bates & A.E. Hern &ez, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 42 1400-1413, 1999.
  • Balancing Bilinguals II: Lexical Comprehension and Cognitive Processing in Children Learning Spanish and English: Kohnert, Kathryn, E. Bates, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 45 347-359, 2002.
  • Preschoolers learning Hmong and English: Lexical-. Kohnert, Kathryn, Kan, P.F., & Kohnert, K., Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 48, 1-12., 2005.
  • Spanish Phonology: Intervention. Kohnert, Kathryn, M. Scarry-Larkin & E. Price, LocuTour Multimedia, 2000.
  • Picture Naming in Early Sequential Bilinguals: A 1-Year Follow-up: Kohnert, Kathryn, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 45 759-771, 2002.
  • Bilingual performance on the Boston Naming Test: Preliminary norms in Spanish and English: Kohnert, Kathryn, A.E. Hern &ez & E. Bates, Brain and Language, 65 422-440, 1998.

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor: Journal of Speech, Language, Hearing Research , 2003 - 2006
  • Associate Editor, Special Forum: Journal of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools , 2004 - 2005

Awards

  • Contributions to Multicultural Affairs from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2006 - 2007
  • McKnight Land-Grant Professorship, 2003 - 2005
  • Arthur "Red" Motley Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Liberal Arts,, 2004 - 2005

Courses Taught

  • SLHS 1401/3401 Communication Differences and Disorders
  • SLHS 5608 Clinical Issues in Bilingualism & Cultural Diversity
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