Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Jessica Messersmith

Jessica Messersmith
Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences & Disorders, College of Arts & Sciences
UNB Noteboom Hall 120
Phone: 605-677-5772
Bio:
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.
Teaching Interests:
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.
Research Interests:
Dr. Messersmith's research interests include application of psychophysical measurement to studies of individuals with cochlear implants to evaluate post-implant performance.
Education:
  • 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