Communication Sciences and Disorders
Faculty and Staff
John W. Folkins, Ph.D.
Bachelor of Arts, with Distinction. Department of Speech. University of Redlands; Redlands, California. May 1970.
Master of Science. Department of Speech. University of Redlands; Redlands, California. June 1971.
Doctor of Philosophy. Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. University of Washington; Seattle, Washington. May 1976.
Postdoctoral Research. Department of Orthodontics. Department of Physiology & Biophysics. University of Washington; Seattle, Washington. June 1976 through June 1977.
Courses have been taught at all levels, including introductory courses, courses for majors, courses for masters students including a general introduction to research, a five-semester-hour required course for doctoral students, an undergraduate honors course, a course preparing students for undergraduate research, doctoral seminars, and first-year experience courses for beginning students. I am presently dividing my time between teaching in Communication Sciences and Disorders and teaching critical thinking and leadership courses in the University Honors Program.
Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Bowling Green State University, May 2000 to present, joining the Department full-time in January 2009.
Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Iowa, July 1986 to May 2000.
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disroders, University of Iowa, July 1982 through June 1986.
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Iowa, July 1977 through June 1982.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Orthodontics and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, June 1976 through June 1977.
Predoctoral Research Associate, Speech Physiology Laboratory, University of Washington, June 1974 through June 1976.
Residential Program Manager, Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington, September 1972 through August 1975.
Predoctoral Research Associate, Hearing and Language Contract, Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington, September 1971 through June 1974.
Chief Executive Officer, Bowling Green State University Research Institute: Technology Transfer and Services, January 2007 to January 2009.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bowling Green State University, May 2000 to January 2007.
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, University of Iowa, July 1997 to April 2000.
Associate Provost for Academic Review and Academic Support Services, University of Iowa, July 1993 to July 1997.
Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Iowa, August 1986 to July 1993.
Acting Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Iowa, August 1985 through August 1986.
John Hutchinson Memorial Scholarship, University of Redlands, 1970
Member, Sigma Xi, The Research Society of North America, 1978
Editor’s Award for article of highest merit, Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 1990
Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1990
Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, 1992
Award for Significant Contributions, ASHA Political Action Committee, 1993, 1994
Award for Distinguished Contribution, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1993
Certificate of Appreciation, American-Speech-Language Hearing Association, 1996
Distinguished Service Award, Board in Control of Athletics, University of Iowa, 2000
Member, Omicron Delta Kappa, The National Leadership Honor Society, 2003
Silver Certificate, Acoustical Society of America, 2004
Member, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 2005
Dean’s Special Service Award for Support of the Arts, Bowling Green State University, College of Musical Arts, April 2007
Member, Acoustical Society of America
Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Member, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (1980-2008)
Departmental Representative, Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (1985-1993)
Member and Past President, American Association of Phonetic Sciences
Past Member, American Association for Higher Education (now defunct)
Institutional Representative, Association of American Colleges and Universities
Regular Participant from Member Institution, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and Member, Council on Academic Affairs (1993-2007)
Member, American Conference of Academic Deans (2000-2007)
Member, Association of University Technology Managers (2007-2009)
Theses and Dissertations Directed
Rebecca E. Shaw, Comparison of methods for measuring velar position from lateral-view cineradiography, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1979.
Patrick L. Anderson, Lip and jaw movements during the perceptually fluent speech of children who stutter, M.A. Thesis, August 1980.
Milo O. Waddoups, Effects of oral-to-nasal cavity coupling and vocal intensity upon air flow and subglottal air pressure during phonation, Ph.D. Dissertation, December 1981.
Donald S. Cooper, A study of the reliability of electromyographic signals from the palatoglossus muscle, M.A. Thesis, May 1981.
Raymond N. Linville, Temporal aspects of articulation: Some implications for speech motor control of stereotyped productions, Ph.D. Dissertation, May 1982.
Jeanne Canty, Movement patterns of the upper lip and lower lip for various jaw displacements during speech, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1982.
Michael P. Karnell, The relationship between perceived and kinematic aspects of speech production in cleft palate speakers, Ph.D. Dissertation, May 1983, codirected with Hughlett L. Morris.
Susan G. Sharkey, Articulatory movements of children and adults: Implications for develop-mental speech motor control, M.A. Thesis, May 1983.
David L. Jones, The effect of utterance rate on the perception of speech production in cleft palate speakers, M.A. Thesis, May 1983.
Nancy A. Tye-Murray, Temporal and rhythmic properties of articulatory behavior over changes in speaking rate and stress in normal and deaf speakers, Ph.D. Dissertation, April 1984, codirected with Gerald N. Zimmermann.
Robert W. Quesal, Articulatory behaviors of stutterers during a single-word repetition task, Ph.D. Dissertation, August 1984, codirected with Dean E. Williams.
Janelle L. Lee, Intersubject differences in displacement of the upper and lower lips with the jaw fixed at different positions, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1985.
Mia R. Mueller, Formant changes between solo and unison speech across speakers with different vocal tract lengths, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1987.
David L. Jones, Effect of speech production time on the perception of disordered nasality and measures of nasal accelerometry, Ph.D. Dissertation, September 1987, codirected with Hughlett L. Morris.
Brenda Bergman, Fundamental frequency and formant patterns of cochlear implant patients' speech produced before and after implantation, Senior Honors Thesis, May 1988, codirected with Charissa Lansing.
Virginia A. Hinton, Intralabial contact pressure during speech production, Ph.D. Dissertation, December 1989.
Carolyn Bean, The effects of emphasis training on the speech intelligibility of dysarthric speakers with Parkinson's disease, Ph.D. Dissertation, April 1990, codirected with Linda S. Jordan.
Carlin F. Hageman, The illusion of change in jaw position produced by the tonic vibration reflex: Effects on lip movement during speech. Visiting senior scholar, fall 1991.
Alice E. Smith, Velopharyngeal-laryngeal temporal coordination: The influence of vowel, consonant, and rate contexts, Ph.D. Dissertation, July 1996, codirected with Jerald B. Moon.