Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD

Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She is a Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Roseberry is also currently a part- time itinerant speech pathologist in San Juan Unified School District where she provides direct services to students from preschool to high school. She has worked in educational and medical settings with a wide variety of clients ranging from preschoolers through geriatric patients. She serves homeless persons in her community through direct work on the streets.

Dr. Roseberry’s primary research interests are in the areas of assessment and treatment of culturally and linguistically diverse students with communication disorders as well as service delivery to students from low-income backgrounds.  She has over 50 publications, including six books, and has made over 270 presentations at the state, national, and international levels. Dr. Roseberry is a Fellow of ASHA, and winner of ASHA’s Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Multicultural Affairs. She lived in the Philippines as the daughter of Baptist missionaries from ages 6 to 17.