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Meet Jeff Conn
Meet Jeff Conn


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PSU Speech and Hearing Sciences

Office: UCB 430Q | 503-725-2666

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Ph.D., Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
M.S., Speech & Hearing Sciences, Portland State University
M.A., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
B.A., English, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon


SPHR 370 Phonetics & Acoustics
SPHR 371 Anatomy & Physiology of Speech & Swallowing
SPHR 409 Accent Instruction Clinic
SPHR 461 Neurology of Speech & Hearing
SPHR 480 Sociocultural Aspects of Communication

Jeff Conn Curriculum Vitae


Jeff has been teaching at Portland State University since 2004. He began teaching in the Applied Linguistics department, and in 2014, joined the faculty in the Speech and Hearing Science department. He currently is the Undergraduate Program Director for the SPHR department, as well as the Adjunct Coordinator. His main lingusitic interests are Phonetics, Phonology, Historical Linguistics and Sociolinguistics, particularaly language and gender. He also is interested in dialects and accents of English, especially of the Pacific Northwest of the US. Clinically, Jeff is a licensed and certified SLP, and has worked mostly with adult populations in Skilled Nursing Facilities. He has supervised graduate and undergraduate student clinicains here at PSU in the Accent Instruction Clinic, which connects his background in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with Speech-Language Pathology.