James Madison University

Christina Kuo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

PHOTO: Christina Kuo
  • Office: HBS 1022
  • Phone: 540-568-1617
  • Email: kuocx@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4304
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807


  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  • B.A. National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Research and Teaching Areas

  • Teaching
    • Introduction to Communication Disorders (CSD200)
    • Neuromotor Speech Disorders (CSD560)
    • Language Disorders in Adults (CSD641)
  • Research
    • Speech acoustics and speech motor control
    • Acoustic-perceptual relationship of variability in speech and its implications for speech motor control
    • Speaker variability in populations with motor speech disorders to understand the mechanism of speech motor control for enhancing approaches for clinical management

Research Laboratory

  • Speech Acoustics Lab

Current and Ongoing Research Projects

  • Acoustic correlates of speaker variability in speech to further understand speech motor control

Publications (last five years)

  • Kuo, C. (in press). Formant transitions in varied utterance positions. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica.
  • Tjaden, K., Richards, E., Kuo, C., Wilding, G., & Sussman, J. (in press). Acoustic and perceptual consequences of clear and loud speech. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica.
  • Kim, Y-J., & Kuo, C. (2012). Effect of level of presentation to listeners on scaled speech intelligibility of speakers with dysarthria. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 64, 26-33.