Faculty Research Interests

Clinically-focused research provides the evidence base necessary for the development of best practices in treating communication disorders. Our faculty in audiology and speech-language pathology have diverse research interests corresponding to a wide range of clinical specialty areas. Current and prospective students are encouraged to learn more about opportunities to participate in research projects at ISU.


Hearing Loss Prevention and Epidemiology

Antony Joseph

Hearing Loss and Aging

Scott Seeman

Auditory Event Related Potentials of Speech Processing

Nicholas Stanley

Speech-Language Pathology

Cognitive Aging

Jennine Harvey-Northdrop

Outcomes of Prematurity

Jamie Smith

Feeding and Swallowing

Taeok Park

Speech Sounds Disorders

Heidi Harbers

Child Language Development and Disorders

Ciera Lorio


Lisa Vinney


Jean Sawyer