• Position: Fixed Term Faculty
  • Department: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Campus Address: Health Professions Building 2173
  • Phone: 989-774-7291
  • Email: hughe1sa@cmich.edu
  • Courses: 
    CDO 330 Normal Language Development

Degrees and Universities

B.A., University of Oregon 2002 
M.A., Central Michigan University 2004
Ph.D.,  Bowling Green State University 2008

Professional Organizations

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
ASHA Special Interest Group 3:  Fluency and Fluency Disorders 
International Bullying Prevention Association


Lichtenstein, A.E., & Hughes, S. (2016). Increasing self-acceptance of stuttering: The use of art in therapy. eHearsay6, 16-21.

Abdalla, F., Irani, F., & Hughes, S. (2014). Attitudes of Arab university students and general population towards people who stutter. Speech, Language and Hearing, 17, 186-195.

Hughes, S. (2014). Bullying: What speech-language pathologists should know. Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools, 45, 3-13.

Irani, F., Abdalla, F., & Hughes, S. (2014). Perceptions of voice disorders: A survey of Arab adults. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology,39, 87-97.
St. Louis, K.O., Weidner, M.E., Coleman, C., Gabel, R., & Hughes, S. (2014). Stuttering Attitudes Research Symposium: Reflecting on a landmark event. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 24, 5-7.

Hughes, S., Irani, F., & Daniels, D.E. (2012). Fluent speakers' management of prospective communication breakdowns: The case of stuttering. English Linguistics Research, 1, 35-41.

Irani, F., Gabel, R., Daniels, D.E., & Hughes, S. (2012). The long-term effectiveness of intensive stuttering therapy: A mixed methods study. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 164-178.

Daniels, D.E., Gabel, R., & Hughes, S. (2012). Recounting the K-12 school experiences of adults who stutter: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 71-82.

Goberman, A., Hughes, S., & Haydock, T. (2011). Acoustic characteristics of public speaking: anxiety and practice effects. Speech Communication, 53, 867-876.

Hughes, C., Gabel, R., Goberman, A., & Hughes, S. (2011). Family experiences of people who stutter. Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 35, 45-55.

Hughes, S. (2010). Clinical and ethical implications of pseudostuttering. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 20, 84-96.

Hughes, S., Gabel, R., Irani, F., & Schlagheck, A. (2010). University students' explanations for their descriptions of people who stutter: An exploratory mixed model study. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 35, 280-298.

Hughes, S., Gabel, R., Irani, F., & Schlagheck, A. (2010). University students' perceptions of the life effects of stuttering. Journal of Communication Disorders, 43, 45-60.

Gabel, R., Hughes, S., & Daniels, D. (2008). Effects of stuttering severity and therapy involvement on role entrapment of people who stutter. Journal of Communication Disorders, 41, 146-158.

Gabel, R., Daniels, D., & Hughes, S. (2008). A mixed-model approach to studying treatment outcomes. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 18, 6-16.

Hughes, S., & Gabel, R.M. (2008). Stereotyping and victim blaming of individuals with a laryngectomy. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 106, 495-507.

Wells-Jensen, S., Hughes, S., & Daniels, D. (2008). What classroom language teachers should know about communication disorders. Asian Quarterly: An International Journal of Contemporary Issues, 6, 9-32.


Research Areas

Psychosocial effects of stuttering; bullying of children with communication disorders; public attitudes toward stuttering.