Dr. Stanton has been teaching as an adjunct professor at OCCC for the past five years. She specializes in treating adults with neurogenic communication disorders. She has been a speech-language pathologist for over twenty-five years, providing services to patients in rehab, outpatient, and long-term acute care settings. She received her doctorate in Higher Education/Educational leadership from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Oklahoma State University. She has completed previous research in dysphagia, aphasia, and diverse student recruitment. Dr. Stanton currently teaches at the University of Tulsa and is the coordinator for the Tulsa Aphasia Group. She has also served as president and vice-president for the Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She currently serves as a member of the Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.