Joan E. Sussman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Associate Professor and Chair
Office: 105c Cary Hall
Office Phone: 716.829.5551
Speech science, speech perception abilities of children, perception of the speech of disordered talkers; cognitive science.
Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1984, Audiology/Speech
M.S., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1978, Audiology/Speech
B.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1976, Communicative Disorders
1978-79, Speech-language pathologist, Logansport (IN) Community Schools
1979-80, Clinical Supervisor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
1980-83, Teaching Assistant, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1983-84, Coordinator of Clinical Experience in the Public schools for Speech-Language Pathology students, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
1984-88, Assistant Professor, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, State University of New York, College at Geneseo.
1988-1994, Assistant Professor, Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo – The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.
1994- present, Associate Professor, Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo – The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.
1976, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Connecticut
1979, Certificate of Clinical Competence, Amercian Speech Language Hearing Association
1981, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Purdue University
Tjaden, K., & Sussman, J.E. (2006). Perception of coarticulatory information in normal speech and dysarthria. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 49, 888-902.
Laczi, E., Sussman, J., Stathopoulos, E., & Huber, J. (2005). Perceptual evaluation of hypernasality compared to HONC measures: The role of experience. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 42, 202-211.
Huber, J., Stathopoulos, E., & Sussman, J.E. (2004). Examination of aerodynamic, acoustic, and perceptual goals during speech production. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 116, 2345-2353.
Bochner, J., Garrison, W., Sussman, J., & Burkard, R. (2003). Development of an Adaptive Procedure for the Clinical Assessment of Speech Perception: The SSPDT. Journal of Speech Language Hearing Research, 46, 889-900.
Sussman, J.E. (2001). Vowel perception by adults and children with normal language and specific language impairment: Based on steady-states or transitions? Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 109, 1173-1180.
Gooch, J., Hardin-Jones, M., Chapman, K., Trost-Cardamone, J., & Sussman, J. Reliability of listener judgments of compensatory articulations. (2000). Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal
Santelmann, L., Sussman, J., & Chapman, K. (1999). Discrimination of Mid-dorsum Palatal stops from the Speech of Three Children with Repaired Cleft Palate. Cleft Palate -Craniofacial Journal, 36, 233-242.
CDS 289: General and Speech Acoustics
CDS 469: Stuttering Therapy
CDS 499: Independent Study
CDS 562: Communicative Disorders related to Cleft Palate
CDS 569: Stuttering Therapy
CDS 582: Speech Science
CDS 599: Independent Study
CDS 600: Thesis Advisement
CDS 685, CDS 687, CDS 689 Seminar in Speech Perception