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Communication Disorders and Sciences

Academic Faculty

Kevin Kearns, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

2142 Fenton Hall
(716) 673-3808
Dr. Kevin Kearns


Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Kansas
M.A., Communication Disorders, University of Saint Louis
B.A., Speech-Language Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo

Work Experience

  • Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research at SUNY Fredonia
  • Senior Research Associate in the Autism Language Program at Children's Hospital of Boston Center for Communication Disorders/Otolaryngology 
  • Member of several national advisory boards including those for the Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center, Boston University Department of Neurology and V.A. Medical Center, Boston, MA and the Brain Rehabilitation Research Center (BRRC), Gainesville Veterans Medical Center and the Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Interim Academic Dean at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston
  • Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston
  • Faculty Affiliate in the Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Doctoral Program at Harvard-MIT


  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association Publications Board


Dr. Kearns has been given over 80 invited lectures at national professional meetings and he has published over fifty peer reviewed articles and chapters in the areas of single-subject experimental research and aphashia as well as other neurologically based cognitive and communication disorders.

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