The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Judith Rich

Professor of Practice

Curriculum Vitae


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-3106
Office: CD_A112
Campus Mail Code: CD10


Judy Rich is Professor of Practice in the Speech-Language Pathology MS program. Dr. Rich teaches courses in child and adolescent assessment and intervention for language disorders and Public School Methods. She supervises graduate students in pediatric programs through the Urban Speech and Language Initiative — a joint effort between UT Dallas and the Dallas Independent School District. Dr. Rich is the 2021 President-Elect of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is active in the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association serving on several committees and task forces. Prior to joining the faculty at UT Dallas, she worked as a speech-language pathologist, special education director, and assistant superintendent for student services in North Texas public school districts. Dr. Rich earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Riverside and a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of North Texas.

Recent and Selected Representative Publications

Recent Articles in Peer-Refereed Journals

Rich, J. & Carter, J. (2020). TSHA Disability determination guidelines for speech impairment. Revision. Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Carter, J. & Rich, J. (2020). Word work: Words matter. Communicologist, 47(5).

Rudebusch, J. & Rojas, E. M. (2016). Students who are English language learners, in L.A. Power-deFur (Ed.) Common Core State Standards and the speech-language pathologist, (pp. 209 - 236). San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Carter, J., Rudebusch, J. & Lougeay, J. (2016, July). UT Dallas Partnership Tackles SLP Shortage in Urban Areas, The ASHA Leader, (21), 34-35.