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Maria Kapantzoglou, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Speech & Hearing Sciences Department

PO Box 751
Portland State University
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Office Location:  Neuberger Hall 75
Phone: (503) 725-3582
Toll Free: 1 (800) 547-8887 x3582

Areas of Expertise

Bilingual Language Assessment
Dynamic Assessment
Language Acquisition in Children


Ph.D., Speech & Hearing Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

M.A., Measurement Statistics & Methodological Studies, Division Education in Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
B.A., Speech Therapy, Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain


SPHR 464: Speech Sound Disorders in Children
SPHR 510: Assessment and Intervention for Bilinguals
SPHR 560: Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
SPHR 584: Assessment and Treatment of Language Disorders: Birth to 5

Curriculum Vitae

Bilingual Research Lab



Maria Kapantzoglou, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at Portland State University (PSU) and a certified trilingual speech-language pathologist. Her research focuses on the assessment of language skills in bilingual children with and without primary language impairment. She has a Master in Measurement, Statistics and Methodological Study, and she has worked in federally funded projects to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate assessment tools for Spanish-English speaking children. She has worked with bilingual children in four different countries and in three languages: English, Spanish and Greek. At PSU, she teaches courses on speech and language disorders, and supervises graduate students in the bilingual concentration.