Lustigman, Lyle

Lyle Lustigman

Assistant Professor, Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences




Ph.D., Tel Aviv University

M.A., Tel Aviv University

B.A., Tel Aviv University


Lyle Lustigman, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at San José State University in the Connie L. Lurie College of Education, Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences. Her research focuses on typical and atypical language development in children (toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged). She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in language development and disorders from infancy to school-age. 

Her current research projects investigate various domains of development, including adult-child conversation analysis, children’s narrative abilities, the relations between language and gestures, and the development of morphological and syntactic structures in children’s speech across different languages.

She has worked and collaborated with scholars specializing in linguistics, speech pathology, and special education, and has presented her work on child language development in national and international professional conventions.


Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences

Selected works of Dr. Lustigman

Child Language Data Exchange System