Faculty Profile for Dr. Farzan Irani

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Dr. Farzan Irani
Associate Professor — Communication Disorders
WILW 249
phone: (512) 716-2618

Biography Section

Biography and Education

I earned his Bachelor's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences in Mumbai, India. I earned my MS and PhD in Communication Sciences and disorders at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH.

Teaching Interests

Stuttering, voice, motor speech disorders, research methods.

Research Interests

Stuttering, fluency disorders

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Irani, F. (2019, March 29). Response to Stuttering. In J. Damico & M. Ball (Eds.), The SAGE encyclopedia of human communication sciences and disorders (pp. 1871–1873). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: SAGE Publications, Inc. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483380810.n605
  • DeBelly, L., Gabel, R., & Irani, F. (2018). Clinical Outcomes of the Intensive Stuttering Clinic for Adolescents and Adults. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 3(4), 17--29.
  • St. Louis, K. O., Irani, F., Gabel, R. M., Hughes, S., Langevin, M., Rodriguez, M., … Weidner, M. E. (2017). Evidence-based guidelines for being supportive of people who stutter in North America. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 53, 1–13. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfludis.2017.05.002
  • Byrd, C., Chmela, K., Coleman, C., Weidner, M., Kelly, E. M., Reichhardt, R., & Irani, F. (2016). An Introduction to Camps for Children Who Stutter: What They are and How They can Help. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 1 (Part 2)(4), 55–69. https://doi.org/10.1044/persp1.SIG4.54
  • Swartz, E., Irani, F., & Gabel, R. (2015). The Correlation of Self-Reported Stuttering Severity and Acceptance: A Survey Based Study. Speech, Language, and Hearing, 18(3), 179–186. https://doi.org/10.1179/2050572814Y.0000000056

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Teaching. August 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Health Professions Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching at the Associate Professor level, College of Health Professions. January 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, Journal of Fluency Disorders. September 1, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor. April 1, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activities at the Assistant Professor Level. January 1, 2014

Selected Grants

  • Golob, Edward (Principal), Mock, Jeffery (Co-Principal), Robbins, Kay (Co-Principal), Irani, Farzan (Co-Principal), Jones, Mark (Other). Development of brain-computer interface methods to influence brain dynamics in stuttering, NIH/NIDCD, Federal, $387172. (Submitted: July 17, 2017, Funded: March 2, 2018 - March 2, 2020). Grant.
  • Irani, Farzan. Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, University Lecturers Committee, Texas State University, $1200.00. (Funded: March 2017 - December 2017). Grant.
  • Irani, Farzan. Online Resource Grant, Texas State University, $4200. (Submitted: February 6, 2017, Funded: March 20, 2017). Grant.
  • Irani, Farzan (Principal), Chakraborty, Rahul (Co-Principal). Psychophysiological Correlates of Responses to Speech Differences, Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $15106. (Submitted: October 11, 2016, Funded: January 2017 - December 2017). Grant.
  • Irani, Farzan (Co-Principal). Research Enhancement Program (REP) grant, Research Enhancement Program (REP), Institutional (Higher Ed), $11040. (Submitted: January 1, 2012). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Faculty Search Committee
August 2018-Present
Faculty Development and Research
August 2018-Present
Texas Speech Language Hearing Association, Telepractice Committee
April 2017-Present
Alumni/Outreach Committee
August 2016-Present
Associate Editor
Journal of Fluency Disorders
May 2016-Present