Kris English, Ph.D

Kris English, Ph.D

Title: Interim School Director, Professor
Dept/Program: Speech-Lang Path & Audiology
Phone: 330-972-6116


Professional Interests

Patient-centered care and trust-building in audiology; quantitative and qualitative techniques to measure the efficacy of counseling strategies in audiology; teaching materials and strategies to enhance graduate training in audiology.

Recent Publications

Clark, J., & English, K. (in press). Counseling-infused audiologic care. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

English, K. (2012). Self-advocacy for students who are deaf or hard of hearing (2nd ed.).

English, K. (2012). Foreword. In C. DeConde Johnson & J. Seaton (Eds.), Educational audiology handbook. San Diego: Plural Publishing. 

English, K. (2011). “Mind the gap.” Junior News: Helping Little Ears. Phonak quarterly newsletter:

English, K. (2011). Counseling about hearing loss and literacy. In J. Madell & C. Flexer (Eds.), Pediatric audiology case book (pp. 242-244). New York: Thieme. 

English, K. (2011). Family informational and support counseling. In R. Seewald & A.M. Tharpe (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of pediatric audiology (pp. 767-776). San Diego: Plural Publishing. 

Wright, K., English, K., & Elkayam, J. (2010). Reliability of the Self-Assessment of Communication – Adolescent. Journal of Educational Audiology, 16, 30-36. 

English, K. (2010). Counseling challenges and strategies for cochlear implant specialists. Deafness and Education International, 12(3), 130-134. 

Wiley, L., & English, K. (2010). Play it by (h)ear. Audiology Today, 22(6), 44-49. 

English, K., & Snyder, J. (2010). Team literacy. Audiology Today, 22(5), 27-31. 


  • Counseling in Audiology 
  • Pediatric Audiology
  • Critical Analysis of Research II 
  • Central Auditory Processing 
  • Audiological Management of the School Aged Child 
  • Support Systems for Individuals with Communication Disorders and Their Families