Norman J. Lass, PhD
After completing his doctorate at Purdue University and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Lass joined the faculty in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at West Virginia University, where he is a Professor and has taught and conducted research for the past 37 years. His teaching has included graduate-level courses on research methods in speech-language pathology and audiology and experimental phonetics, as well as undergraduate courses in speech science and hearing science. He has authored or edited 19 books, has published 130 articles in national/international refereed journals, and presented more than 200 papers at meetings of national and international associations. His current research efforts are centered on speaker ethnic identification and listener attitudes associated with accented English. He is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.