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Speech and Hearing Science Faculty and Research

Research conducted by our faculty addresses fundamental elements of hearing, speech and language centered around three main themes: auditory and language cognitive neuroscience, developmental and educational sciences, and habilitative and rehabilitative sciences. State-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques are used to study speech, language and hearing components of human communication. Our numerous research laboratories provide faculty with opportunities to advance research in their particular areas of focus.


Michael Dorman
Professor Emeritus

His group investigates many aspects of speech, voice and music perception by patients fit with cochlear implants and by normal-hearing subjects listening to simulations of cochlear implants.

Shelley Gray

Shelley Gray leads the Child Language and Literacy Laboratory which focuses on how children learn to talk, read and write.

Dawn Greer
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Dawn Greer's research interests include early language and communication development, early intervention strategies, and family training/education.

Mollie Harding
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
Augusta Helms  Tillery
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
Pamela Howard
Lecturer, MY

Pamela Howard is a lecturer in speech-language in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science in the College of Health Solutions. Her research interests are in American Sign Language and Deaf culture.

David Ingram
Professor Emeritus

David Ingram is a professor of speech and hearing science. He directs the Child Language Research Laboratory and conducts research on how young children acquire language across linguistic contexts.

Kelly Ingram
Clinical Professor

Kelly Ingram is the program coordinator for the Masters in Communication Disorders Program at Arizona State University

Julie Liss
Assoc Dean & Professor

Julie Liss directs the Motor Speech Disorders Laboratory. Her research focuses on the effects of drugs and surgery on speech in Parkinson's, speech deficits in hereditary disease and patterns of cortical-muscular coherence .

Xin Luo
Asst Professor

Xin Luo's research focuses on the basic mechanisms of pitch perception in acoustic and electric hearing to develop novel sound processing strategies that can enhance speech and music perception for cochlear implant users.