James Madison University

Faculty / Staff Directory

Faculty Name Areas of Interest
O'Donoghue, Cynthia R. - Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Ph.D. University of Virginia
Department Head
Office: HHS 1128
Phone: 540-568-6440
Email: odonogcr@jmu.edu
  • Adult Neurogenics with particular interest in Acquired Brain Injury (e.g., TBI)
  • Pediatric and Adult Dysphagia of Neurological etiology
Clinard, Chris - Ph.D., CCC-A
Ph.D. University of Washington
Office: HHS 1127
Phone:
540-568-3637
Email:
clinarcg@jmu.edu
  • Aging and the auditory system
  • Neural representation of sounds
  • Plasticity of the central auditory nervous system

DePaolis, Rory A. - Ph.D.
Ph.D. Penn State University
Undergraduate Coordinator
Office: HHS 1144
Phone:
540-568-3869
Email:
depaolra@jmu.edu

  • Language Development
  • Speech and Hearing Science
  • Instrumentation
  • Research Methods
Gray, Lincoln - Ph.D.
Ph.D. Michigan State University
Office:
HHS 1137
Phone:
540-568-8154
Email:
graylc@jmu.edu
  • Development of Hearing in Mice and Quail
  • Auditory Processing in Children with ADHD and Dyslexia
  • Emergence of stereo hearing in surgical patients given a newly functional ear
  • Mathematical models of spreading diseases and our attempts to prevent that spread
  • Psychophysical scaling methods in educational evaluation
Jacobson, Claire A. - Au.D., CCC-A
Au.D. Arizona School of Health Sciences
Office: HHS 1136
Phone:
540-568-6416
Email:
jacobsca@jmu.edu
  • Pediatric Audiology, Genetics of Hearing Loss
  • Newborn Early Hearing Detection & Intervention
Yingjiu Nie, Ph.D.
Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Office: HHS 1148
Phone: 540-568-3867
Email: nieyx@jmu.edu
  • Speech perception in adults and children with normal hearing and hearing loss
  • Implantable auditory prosthesis
  • Auditory scene analysis
  • Tinnitus
Rout, Ayasakanta - Ph.D.
Director of Audiology
Ph.D.  Purdue University
Office: HHS 1129
Phone:
540-568-3874
Email:
routax@jmu.edu
  • Benefit from Amplification
  • Signal Processing in Hearing Aids
  • Speech Perception in Individuals with Hearing Loss
Ryals, Brenda M. - Ph.D., CCC-A
Ph.D. University of Virginia Office: HHS 1145
Phone:
540-568-3871
Email:
ryalsbm@jmu.edu
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory System
  • Auditory plasticity in the periphery - hair cell regeneration
  • Central auditory system plasticity as a function of hair cell regeneration or deprivation
Spindel, Jonathan - Ph.D.
Ph.D. University of Virginia Office: CS/ ISAT 372
Phone:
540-568-3149
Email:
spindejh@jmu.edu
  • Vestibular and Balance
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Sensory-Neural Engineering
Part-Time Faculty and Supervisors  

Clark, Jamie L. - Au.D., CCC-A
Au.D. University of Florida

Office:
Phone:
Email:

  • Diagnostic Audiology
  • Amplification

Hogan, Anne - M.S., CCC-A
Ph.D. Candidate: James Madison University
Part-time clinic supervisor

Office:
Phone:
Email:

  • Vestibular evaluation and rehabilitation
  • Diagnostic Audiology

Schwalbach, Diane Au.D., CCC-A
Au.D. University of Florida
Office:
Phone:
540-568-6440
Email:
schwaldm@jmu.edu

  • Amplification
  • Auditory processing disorders
  • Business development and private practice

Staff

Office

Phone

Email

Wymer, Cameillia

HHS 1104

540- 568-6491

 

Shaver, Becky
Field Placement Administrative Assistant

HHS 1124

540-568-3877

shaverrc@jmu.edu

West, Carolyn
Department Secretary

HHS 1124

540-568-6440

westcb@jmu.edu

Adjunct Faculty


  • Alexiou, Michael - M.D.
  • Garber, Melissa - M.Ed., CCC-A
  • Henry, Kenneth - Ph.D., CCC-A
  • Hinkle, Robert - Ph.D., FAAA
  • Kesser,Bradley - M.D.
  • Morehouse, Casey - Au.D., CCC-A
  • Neal, Danny - M.D.
  • Murray, Scott C., - M.Ed., CCC-A
  • Sewall, Kristin - Au.D. CCC-A

Announcements


  • January 12
    Classes meet as scheduled
  • January 19
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
    Classes do not meet.
  • March 9-13
    Spring Break.
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