- Bachelor of Arts, San Diego State University
- Master of Science, University of Michigan
- Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University
Dr. Jackie Hinckley has research and clinical interests in neurologic communication disorders, specifically aphasia and cognition. She is Board Certified in Neurogenic Communication Disorders by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) and has served as an Executive and Advisory Board member of the National Aphasia Association.
Her particular areas of interest include aphasia treatment research, qualitative methods and approaches, and implementation science. Currently, she is Co-PI for Project BRIDGE: Building Research Initiatives by Developing Group Effort, funded by the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) (2017-2019). She is the author of two books, Narrative-Based Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, and What Is It Like to Have a Communication Impairment? Simulations for Family, Friends, and Caregivers. She has served on the Editorial Board of Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation and Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders. She has published numerous journal articles and book chapters.
She enjoys the opportunities she has to present at national and international conferences and is particularly proud of her former Ph.D. students, who are out changing the world.