Maura Jones Moyle received her B.S. in Anthropology and M.S. and Ph.D. in Communicative Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She studied under Susan Ellis Weismer in the Language Processes Laboratory at the Waisman Center focusing on children with specific expressive language delay and specific language impairment. Dr. Moyle joined the faculty at Marquette University in 2003 where she specializes in child language development and disorders, literacy, and linguistic and cultural diversity. She is especially interested in increasing the quality of education and outcomes for preschool children from urban, low-income communities. Dr. Moyle is currently principal investigator and co-director of the Wisconsin Reading Acquisition Program (WRAP), an Early Reading First project funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Previously she was co-director of the Reading Acquisition Program (2005-7) and the Reading Acquisition Program-Teacher Training Project (2007-8). All projects have focused on improving the language and literacy outcomes of Head Start preschoolers.
B.S. Anthropology, University of Wisconsin—Madison
M.S. University of Wisconsin—Madison
Ph.D. Speech-Language Pathology, University of Wisconsin—Madison
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, ASHA
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Certification, Speech and Language Pathology (five-year license)
State of Wisconsin Dept. of Regulation and Licensing, Speech and Language Pathology