- University of Calgary, Calgary AB, Canada, 1977 (BA)
- University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada, 1990 (MSc)
- Brown University, Providence RI, 1995 (PhD)
- 1997-1998 Eloquent Technology, Ithaca NY (Research Linguist)
- 1995-1997 University of Washington, Seattle WA (Postdoctoral Researcher)
- 2008-present Interim Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Wayne State University
- 1999-2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Wayne State University
- 1999-present Assistant Professor, Linguistics Program, Wayne State University
- 1998 Visiting Professor, University of Washington, Seattle WA
Awards and Honors
- 2006 College of Liberal Arts and Science Excellence in Teaching Award
- 2002 Wayne State University College of Science Excellence in Teaching Award
- 2001 Honorary Membership in the Wayne State Speech, Language and Hearing Association
- 2001 NSF Small Grant for SPHS Workshop for Instructors.
- 2000 SLP Class of 2000 named “Instructor Most Passionate About Her Subject Area”
- 2000 WSU Women’s History Month “Special Appreciation” recipient
Areas of Interest
- Acoustic differences between speech registers including clear speech, conversational speech and infant-directed speech
- The value of speech register-related acoustic changes to listeners
- Phonological and co-articulatory processes in different speech registers
- Cross-language acoustic cues and speech register-related changes
- The effect of sub-phonemic and dialectal differences on lexical access
- Using acoustic analysis to evaluate and document disordered speech
- Acoustic analysis of pitch and voice quality cues
- Andruski, J.E. (2005). “Tone clarity in mixed pitch / phonation-type tones”. Journal of Phonetics.
- Andruski J.E., Blumstein S., Burton M. (1994). “The effect of subphonetic differences on lexical access” Cognition, 52(3): 163-187.
- Andruski J.E., Kuhl P.K. (1996). “The acoustic structure of vowels in mothers' speech to infants and adults” Proceedings, ICSLP ’96. Alfred I. duPont Institute: Wilmington, DE. 3: 1545-8.
- Andruski J.E., Kuhl P.K., Hayashi, A. (1999). “The acoustics of vowels in Japanese women’s speech to infants and adults” ICPhS ’99, Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. 1-7 August, 1999, San Francisco, California, Regents of the University of California, 3: 2177-2181.
- Andruski J.E., Nearey T.M. (1992). “On the sufficiency of compound target specification of isolated vowels and vowels in /bVb/ syllables” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 91: 390-410.
- Andruski J.E., Ratliff M. (2000). “Phonation types in production of phonological tone: the case of Green Mong”. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 30: 39-62.
- Andruski, J.E., Costello, J. (2005). “Using polynomial equations to model pitch contour shape in lexical tone”. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 34: 125-140.
- Casielles, E., J. Andruski, S. Kim, G. Nathan and R Work (2006). “Syntactic and discourse features of subjects in child Spanish: Evidence from Spanish/English bilingual acquisition.” BUCLD 30: Proceedings of the 30th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development edited by David Bamman, Tatiana Magnitskaia, and Colleen Zaller. Somerville, MA.: Cascadilla Press.
- Kim, S., J. Andruski, E. Casielles, G. Nathan and R. Work. (2006) "Acquisition of Prosody in a Spanish-English Bilingual Child", ISCA International Conference on Speech Prosody. May 2-5, Dresden, Germany.
- Kuhl, P.K., Andruski J.E., Chistovich L., Chistovich I., Kozhevnikova E., Sundberg U., Lacerda F. (1997). “Cross language analysis of phonetic units in language addressed to infants” Science, 277: 684-686.
MA and PhD Research Projects Directed
- Baubie, Tamara. PhD Dissertation (ongoing). Effects of prosody manipulation on intelligibility of ataxic speech.
- Costello, James. MA Thesis (2003). Modeling pitch contours with polynomial equations for tone discrimination in Green Mong.
- Garza-Prizby, Emmylou. PhD Dissertation (ongoing). The effect of dialect on word activation in young school-age children.
Erickson, Melissa. MA Thesis (2004) Trained and untrained subjects’ perception of foreign sounds.
- Giovannini, Kendall. PhD Dissertation (ongoing). The effect of clear and unclear speech on lexical access in typically-developed and language-disordered teenagers.
- Katz-Gershon, Shiri. PhD Dissertation (2007). Word extraction in Adult-directed and Infant-directed speech in African American English learning infants.
- Klopfenstein, Marie. MA Thesis (2006). Phonetic implementation of phonological categories: the case of contextual and contrastive vowel nasalization in Ottawa.
- Meyers, Aaron. MA Thesis (2008). The Value of F0, F3 and F4 in identifying disguised voices.
- Meloche, Erinn MA Thesis (2008). The Border line in the spread of sound change.
- Sawyer, Ann. BA Essay (2006). An examination of vowel production in a monolingual, English-learning child.
- Willson, Nikolas. MA Thesis (2007). Rhythm as a harmonic structure in speech.
- Yu, Ya-Ju (Vickie) PhD Dissertation (2008). A Cross-Language Study in Perception of Lexical Stress in English.
- Zmick, Amber. MA Thesis (2006). Acoustic and perceptual effects of vocal warm-up.