Brielle C. Stark (she/her/hers) is an assistant professor in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and Program in Neuroscience at Indiana University. Her research interests include spoken discourse in aphasia, gesture and its relationship with language and communication in persons with brain injury, and neuropsychological characterization of language and cognition in typical aging and after brain injury.
Stark completed her doctoral research in clinical neuroscience at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Cambridge Trust Scholar. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for the Study of Aphasia Recovery. She is a proud alumna of Bryn Mawr College.
Stark was honored with the 2021 IU Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Center for Women and Technology and the 2021 IU Trustees Teaching Award. In 2021, she was named one of four Distinguished Aphasia Scholars USA, a national award given by the Tavistock Trust UK.
Areas of Expertise
Language, brain science, neuroscience of language, aphasia, dementia, primary progressive aphasia, traumatic, brain injury, gesture