Diane  Kewley-Port

Diane Kewley-Port

Professor Emeritus, Speech and Hearing Sciences


  • Ph.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 1981

Research interests

Psychophysical studies of speech and complex, non-speech sounds with normal and impaired listeners

Auditory models of speech processing

Computer-based speech training aids for improving disordered speech and for reducing foreign accent

Microcomputer applications of voice input/output for communication disorders


The Speech Acoustics Laboratory has a network of five experimental PC systems equipped with TDT hardware for psychophysical research. Software includes speech analysis and synthesis programs as well as data analysis packages. Additional facilities for digital recording and workstations for digital signal processing are available.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Editor, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 1987-1990
  • Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, 1993


  • Edward Sapir Award from the New York Academy of Sciences for the best dissertation in Linguistics, 1981