Brooke Findley is an assistant professor in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies at California State University, Fresno, where she completed a doctorate in Educational Leadership, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Administration, and both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies with an option Speech-Language Pathology. She is a dually-certified speech-language pathologist and board certified behavior analyst. She currently teaches courses in phonetics, research methodology, language disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and augmentative and alternative communication. She also serves as a clinical supervisor for speech-language pathology graduate students. Prior to entering academia, she served as a special education program manager and school-based speech-language pathologist.