Bahr, Ruth, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Bahr, Ruth, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

 

Ruth Huntley Bahr is a Professor and Associate Dean for the Office of Graduate Studies. She graduated from the University of Florida in 1987 with a doctoral degree in experimental phonetics. Her primary research interests include spelling and written language, the nature of phonological representations in dialect speakers and second language learners, between and within speaker variability in forensic situations, and voice production in individuals with vocal disorders. She has published numerous articles and book chapters in these areas. In addition, she has been working in the field of Forensic Phonetics for over 30 years, where she has specialized in speaker identification, tape authentication, and gunshot analysis, as well as testifying in numerous trials. She is a Fellow in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the International Society of Phonetic Sciences. She received the Svend Smith Award for her work in applied phonetics and is currently serving as the President and Treasurer of the International Society of Phonetic Sciences and serves on the Executive Board of the International Association of Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA). She has received specialty recognition in child language (BCS-CL) and currently serves on the Executive Board of the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

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Education
B.S. with Honors University of Virginia 1979
M.A. Auburn University 1981
Ph.D. University of Florida 1987
Teaching
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