Dr. Joseph Perkell

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR JOSEPH S. PERKELL

POSITION TITLE
Senior Research Scientist

EDUCATION/TRAINING

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE YEAR FIELD OF STUDY
Massachusetts Institute of Technology S.B. 1962 Mechanical Engineering
Harvard School of Dental Medicine D.M.D. 1967 Dentistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D. 1974 Speech Communication

Positions

1964-1967 Division of Sponsored Research Staff Member, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1967-1969 Active Duty, U.S. Army as a Dental Officer, one year at Ft. Devens, Massachusetts and one year in Viet Nam
1969-1970 N.I.H. Postdoctoral Trainee, Beginning of interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Speech Communication, M.I.T.
1970-1973 N.I.H. Special Fellow, M.I.T.
1973-1974 Instructor, Department of Electrical Engineering, M.I.T.
1973-1976 Part-time Assistant Dentist, Dental Clinic, M.I.T.
1974-1980 Research Associate, R.L.E., M.I.T.
1976-1986 Part-time General Dentist, private practice (one day/week)
1979-1982 Editorial Review Board, Linguistics
1980-1989 Principal Research Scientist, R.L.E., M.I.T.
1984-1988 Member, Communicative Disorders Review Committee, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
1984-1989 Lecturer in Oral Diagnosis and Oral Radiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
1989-present Senior Research Scientist, R.L.E. and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, M.I.T.
1992-present Affiliated Faculty, Harvard-M.I.T. Graduate Program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology
1996-1997 Co-Chair, Expert Panel on Speech and Speech Disorders Section, National Strategic Research Plan, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, N.I.H.
1997-present Adjunct Professor, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University

Honors