Independent Minds, Working Together
Joan Furey

Joan Furey

Associate Professor

Department/Affiliation: Communication
Phone: 330-263-2647
Office Address: 003 Wishart


  • A.B., University of Chicago 1990
  • M.A., University of Pittsburgh 1994
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2003

Courses Taught

  • COMM 141: Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • COMM 143: Phonetic Transcription and Phonology
  • COMM 145: Language Development in Children
  • COMM 316: Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Mechanism
  • COMM 345: Language Disorders in Children
  • COMM 401: Junior Independent Study
  • IDPT 101: First-Year Seminar

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in the State of Ohio
  • Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Recipient of the Advancing Academic and Research Careers Award Fellowship from ASHA (2004-2005)

Research Interests

Early phonological and lexical development and poverty and its impact on speech and language development.