Robyn Zeltinger, PhD, MS, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor


Robyn Zeltinger joined the University of Mary’s Speech-Language Pathology Department in 2015 as an assistant professor and clinical educator. An ASHA certified speech-language pathologist since 2003, Robyn has extensive experience providing speech and language services to children in the school setting.  In 2019, she was appointed by the governor to the North Dakota State Board of Examiners for SLP and Audiology. Robyn is the recipient of two ASHA Awards for Continuing Education. She participated on the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction’s Committee to review and revise public school speech-language eligibility criteria. Robyn’s research interests include collaborative activities of SLP’s in the public school setting, autism spectrum disorder, speech sound disorders, evidence-based practice, and teaching and learning in communication sciences and disorders. In addition to her teaching, research, and supervisory roles, Robyn serves on the University of Mary’s Academic Council and chairs the SLP Department’s Curriculum Committee.


Ph.D. (Educational Psychology) – Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, 2019

M.S. (Speech-Language Pathology) – Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN, 2003

B.S. (Speech-Language-Hearing-Science) Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN, 2001

Anjum, J., Smith, J., & Zeltinger, R. (2019, November). Developing Evidence-Based Practice Projects in CSD Capstone Courses Using Collaborative Teaching and Learning Modules. Oral Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.  

Zeltinger, R.Z. (2019). Are collaboration with the speech pathologist, knowledge, and experience predictors of self-efficacy for instructing students with autism? (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. (Accession No. 27541723).