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


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

Professional experience

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

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

Dissertation committee service

  • Cleary, M., Perception of Talker Differences in Normal-Hearning Children and Hearing-Impaired Children with Cochlear Implants (February 2003), Pisoni, D. B. (Co-Chair), Kirk, K. I., Kewley-Port, D. (Co-Chair), Busey, T. A.
  • Drennan, W. R., Sources of Variation in Profile Analysis: Individual Differences, Extended Training, Roving Level, Component Spacing and Dynamic Contour (November 1998), Watson, C. (Co-Chair), Robinson, D. (Co-Chair), Kewley-Port, D., Kidd, G. R., Eddins, D. A.
  • Brady, Michael, A Field-Based Artificial Neural Network w/ Cerebella Model for Complex Motor Sequence Learning (May 2012), Beer, R. (Chair), Kewley-Port, D., Port, R., Bingham, G.
  • Fogerty, Daniel, Perceptual Weighting of the Envelope and Fine Structure Across Frequency Bands During Continuous and Interrupted Speech (June 2010), Humes, L. (Co-Chair), Kewley-Port, D. (Co-Chair), Pisoni, D., Lentz, J.