School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Ross J. Roeser

Professor
Lois and Howard Wolf Professor in Pediatric Hearing

Research Interests

The application of hearing instrument technology to improving communication skills

Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Dr. Ross Roeser has been a leader in the field of audiology for decades. In addition to his work in the application of hearing instruments to improving communication skills, he has been instrumental in defining and expanding the scope of practice of audiologists in the U.S. Dr. Roeser has served as the head of UT Dallas’ audiology PhD program, executive director of UT Dallas’ Callier Center for Communication Disorders, and also holds an appointment as clinical professor in otolaryngology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Roeser is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology. He is one of the founders of the American Auditory Society and the American Academy of Audiology. He also founded and was the first Editor-In-Chief of the journal Ear and Hearing. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Audiology. Dr. Roeser was chosen as a recipient of the 2009 American Academy of Audiology Distinguished Achievement Award and in 2013 was awarded the Wayne J. Staab Outstanding Service Award by the American Auditory Society.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University, a master’s degree from Northern Illinois University, and his PhD from Florida State University.

Recent and Selected Representative Publications

Book Chapters

Roeser, R. J. Musical hallucinations (2014). In Valente, M & Valente, M. Adult Audiology Case Book. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

McClennan, N. & Roeser, R. J. Acoustic Neuroma (2014). In Valente, M & Valente, M. Adult Audiology Case Book. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

Collier, C. & Roeser, R. J. Battery in the ear canal. (2014). In Valente, M & Valente, M. Adult Audiology Case Book. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

Recent Articles in Peer-Refereed Journals

Roeser, R. J. & Clark, J. (2008) Live voice speech recognition testing: Stop the Madness. Audiology Today, 20.

Roeser, R. J. (2007) “Are you a doctor?” or “You are a doctor”. Audiology Today, 19, 6, 18.

Mendrygal, M. & Roeser, R. J. (2007) Ear canal suctioning: A cautionary note for noise induced hearing loss speech intelligibility testing: Stop the madness. Audiology Today. 20, 1, 32-33.. Audiology Today, 19, 5, 35-39.