Diane Odell - Columbia College Chicago

Diane Odell

Adjunct Professor of Instruction



Ms. Odell is an adjunct professor in the Communications Department with 24 years experieence teaching Voice & Articulation to undergraduate students. Ms. Odell is a licensed Speech and Language Pathologist, certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She has over 30 years’ experience working with communication disorders, diagnosis and treatment.  Ms. Odell has a Master of Arts degree in educational leadership.

Ms. Odell is also an attorney licensed to practice in the State of Illinois.

Instructional Areas

Teaching interest includes use of professional dialects necessary in professional settings.

Creative Practice and Research Interests

Research interest are in the area of expert witness testimony associated with communication disorders as a result of head injury.


B.H.S., Communication Disorders Governors State University 1982
M.H.S., Communication Disorders Governors State University 1984
J.D., Law Illinois Institute of Technology 1993