Jessica J Messersmith received a Ph.D. in Human Sciences from the University of Nebraska in 2008 and is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at USD.
Dr. Messersmith's teaching interests include psychoacoustics which is the psychophysical study of acoustics, and multiple facets of cochlear implants including but not limited to cochlear implant signal processing, and post-implant performance.
Dr. Messersmith's research interests include application of psychophysical measurement to studies of individuals with cochlear implants to evaluate post-implant performance.
- Post-doctoral work, Auditory percetion, Boys Town National Research Hospital, 2009
- Ph D, Human Sciences , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008
- BS, Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska-Kearney, 2003