Tsai, Pei-Tzu

Assistant Professor
Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences


Preferred: peitzu.tsai@sjsu.edu


Preferred: (408) 924-3733


Ph.D., Hearing & Speech Sciences, University of Maryland - College Park

M.A., Hearing & Speech Sciences, University of Maryland - College Park

B.A., English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Licenses and Certificates

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP), American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)

License, Speech-Language Pathology, State of California


Pei-Tzu Tsai is an instructor, scholar and clinical educator in speech-language pathology. She is particularly interested in stuttering and transgender voice services. She teaches courses in fluency, voice and motor speech disorders. Her research focuses on stuttering, voice and gender, treatment effects, diversity, and clinical education. She is the clinical supervisor of the Fluency and Voice Clinic at the Kay Armstead Center for Communication Disorders, a specialty clinic dedicated to stuttering and transgender voice intervention. She works with people of all ages to find their voices, to speak and to communicate.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, hiking, traveling and discovering all the little yet important things in life.