Gerard (Trace) Poll, PhD, CCC-SLP

Trace PollEducation

Doctor of Philosophy, Penn State University, 2012

Master of Science, Penn State University, 2007

Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago- Booth School of Business, 1987

Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1982

Professional Recognition and Affiliation

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (Special Interest Group 1 affiliate)

Editorial Board Member, Language Speech and Hearing Services in Schools

Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Co-Chair, Evidence-Based Practice Committee, 2016-18

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F31DC010960), pre-doctoral fellowship from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 2010-2013


Later Language Lab

Select Publications

Poll, G.H., & Miller, C.A. (in press).  Considering proceduralization through the lens of adolescents with developmental language disorders: Commentary on Kamhi (2019).  Journal of Communication Disorders

Poll, G. H., Burke, L., Miller, C. A., & Fiene, J. (2017). Prognostic Indicators: Predicting Degree of Change From Interventions for Adolescents at Risk for Language Weakness. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 38(4), 219-230.

Burke, L., Poll, G., & Fiene, J. (2017). Response to an Expository Writing Strategy across Middle School RtI Tiers. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 15(1), 85-101.

Poll, G. H., Miller, C. A., & Van Hell, J. G. (2016). Sentence repetition accuracy in adults with developmental language impairment: Interactions of participant capacities and sentence structures. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 59(2), 302-316.

Poll, G. H., Miller, C. A., & van Hell, J. G. (2015). Evidence of compensatory processing in adults with developmental language impairment: Testing the predictions of the procedural deficit hypothesis. Journal of Communication Disorders, 53, 84-102.

Poll, G. H., Watkins, H. S., & Miller, C. A. (2014). Lexical decay during online sentence processing in adults with specific language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57(6), 2253-2260.

Poll, G. H., Miller, C. A., Mainela‐Arnold, E., Adams, K. D., Misra, M., & Park, J. S. (2013). Effects of children's working memory capacity and processing speed on their sentence imitation performance. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 48(3), 329-342.