UT Dallas’ Dr. Ross Roeser Named as First
Recipient of Lois and Howard Wolf Professorship
Feb. 27, 2007
Dr. Ross Roeser, a professor of communication sciences in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas, recently was appointed to the university’s newly created Lois and Howard Wolf Professorship.
Roeser received the honor for his outstanding contributions to, and international reputation in, the field of audiology. The professorship includes an endowment and research stipend.
Roeser recently stepped down as executive director of the university’s Callier Center for Communication Disorders, which is renowned for its clinical, educational and research programs in communication disorders. Now director emeritus, he has been at the center for more than 35 years.
The author of numerous books and articles in his field, Roeser also is editor of the International Journal of Audiology, a leading professional publication in the science of hearing and hearing defects and their treatment that boasts a worldwide circulation. In 2005, he received the Larry Mauldin Award for Excellence in Education.
Howard B. Wolf, whose family was in the apparel business in St. Louis, founded Howard B. Wolf, Inc., a purveyor of women’s separates and sportswear, in Dallas in 1952. Wolf serves on the board of trustees of the foundation for the Callier Center, and he and his wife, Lois, are supporters of the Dallas Museum of Art and the Jewish Family Service Dallas, among other organizations.
Contact Jenni Huffenberger, UT Dallas, (972) 883-4431, [email protected]