Jodi Reich

Associate Professor of Instruction
Doctoral Program Director
Communication Sciences and Disorders
1701 N. 13th Street


Jodi Reich, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Temple University. She received a BA in French Education from the University of Delaware, an MA in Linguistics from the University of Florida, and a PhD in Linguistics from Yale University. Before coming to Temple University, Dr. Reich held postdoctoral appointments at the Yale School of Medicine’s Child Study Center.


  • PhD, Linguistics, Yale University
  • MA, Linguistics, University of Florida
  • BA, French Education, University of Delaware

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught




CSCD 1296

Studies in Psycholinguistics


CSCD 2301

Development of Speech and Language


CSCD 3231

Principles of Syntax


CSCD 3302

Readings and Research in Multilingualism


CSCD 3305

Teaching and Learning: The Preceptor Experience


CSCD 5411



CHP 3386

Diamond Peer Teachers - Internship II


Selected Publications

  • Reich, J., Nedwick, K., Niculae-Caxi, T., Liu, Y., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2017). Scalar implicature in Chitonga-speaking children. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America, 2, p. 52. doi: 10.3765/plsa.v2i0.4112

  • Barbot, B., Krivulskaya, S., Hein, S., Reich, J., Thuma, P.E., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2016). Identifying learning patterns of children at risk for Specific Reading Disability. Dev Sci, 19(3), pp. 402-418. England. doi: 10.1111/desc.12313

  • Kornilov, S.A., Lebedeva, T.V., Zhukova, M.A., Prikhoda, N.A., Korotaeva, I.V., Koposov, R.A., Hart, L., Reich, J., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2016). Language development in rural and urban Russian-speaking children with and without developmental language disorder. Learn Individ Differ, 46, pp. 45-53. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2015.07.001

  • Hein, S., Tan, M., Reich, J., Thuma, P.E., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2016). School effects on non-verbal intelligence and nutritional status in rural Zambia. Learn Individ Differ, 46, pp. 25-37. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2015.04.004

  • Mourgues, C., Tan, M., Hein, S., Ojanen, E., Reich, J., Lyytinen, H., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2016). Paired Associate Learning Tasks and their Contribution to Reading Skills. Learn Individ Differ, 46, pp. 54-63. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2014.12.003

  • Hein, S., Reich, J., Marks, S., Thuma, P.E., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2016). Getting Something out of Nothing: Analyzing Patterns of Null Responses to Improve Data Collection Methods in sub-Saharan Africa. Learn Individ Differ, 46, pp. 11-16. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2014.11.024

  • Rakhlin, N., Kornilov, S.A., Reich, J., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2015). Interpretation of Anaphoric Dependencies in Russian-speaking Children with and without Developmental Language Disorder. Lang Acquis, 22(4), pp. 355-383. United States. doi: 10.1080/10489223.2015.1028629

  • Hein, S., Reich, J., Thuma, P.E., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2014). Physical growth and nonverbal intelligence: associations in Zambia. J Pediatr, 165(5), pp. 1017-23.e1. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.07.058

  • Tan, M., Reich, J., Hart, L., Thuma, P.E., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2014). Examining the specific effects of context on adaptive behavior and achievement in a rural African community: six case studies from rural areas of Southern province, Zambia. J Autism Dev Disord, 44(2), pp. 271-282. United States. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1487-y

  • Reich, J., Hein, S., Krivulskaya, S., Hart, L., Gumkowski, N., Zambia, L.D.P., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2013). Associations between household responsibilities and academic competencies in the context of education accessibility in Zambia. Learn Individ Differ, 27. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2013.02.005

  • Reich, J. & Grigorenko, E.L. (2012). The effect of language and orthography on writing disabilities and the necessity for cross-linguistic research. In Writing: A Mosaic of New Perspectives (pp. 357-370). doi: 10.4324/9780203808481

  • Rakhlin, N., Kornilov, S.A., Reich, J., Babyonyshev, M., Koposov, R.A., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2011). The Relationship between Syntactic Development and Theory of Mind: Evidence from a Small-Population Study of a Developmental Language Disorder. J Neurolinguistics, 24(4), pp. 476-496. England. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroling.2011.03.001

  • Tan, M., Reich, J., Hart, L., Thuma, P.E., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2011). Examining Specific Effects of Context on Adaptive Behavior and Achievement in Rural Africa: Six Case Studies from Southern Province, Zambia. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, pp. 1-12. doi: 10.1007/s10803-011-1285-y

  • Reich, J., Babyonyshev, M., & Kavitskaya, D. (2009). Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics The Yale meeting, 2008. University of Michigan/Michigan Slavic.

  • Babyonyshev, M., Reich, J., Hart, L., & Grigorenko, E. (2007). Discourse-based movement operations in Russian-speaking children with SLIa. PROCEEDINGS of the 31ST ANNUAL BOSTON UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE on LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT VOLS 1 and 2, pp. 58-+. Retrieved from

  • Miotto, J.M., Chodzko-Zajko, W.J., Reich, J.L., & Supler, M.M. (1999). Reliability and validity of the Fullerton Functional Fitness Test: An independent replication study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 7(4), pp. 339-353. doi: 10.1123/japa.7.4.339