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College of Liberal Art & Sciences » Communication Sciences & Disorders » Faculty
Derek E. Daniels, PhD, CCC-SLP
Derek Daniels, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor
Rm 202.2 Rackham Building
Research Area
(313) 577-3339
(313) 577-8885


  • Bowling Green State University, Ph.D., 2007, Communication Disorders
  • University of Houston, M.A., 2002, Communication Disorders
  • Grinnell College, B.A., 1998, Sociology

Faculty Appointments and Professional Positions

  • 2013-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Wayne State University
  • 2007-2013, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Wayne State University
  • 2003-2007, Graduate Assistant and Instructor, Department of Communication Disorders, Bowling Green State University
  • 2002-2003, Speech-Language Pathologist, Clear Creek Independent School District, Houston, TX

Professional Memberships

  • American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • National Stuttering Association (NSA)
  • International Fluency Association (IFA)
  • International Society for Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR)
  • Michigan Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (MSHA)
  • Michigan Speech, Language, and Hearing Foundation (MSHF)


Areas of Interest

  • Stuttering (psychosocial issues, school experiences, identity, treatment outcomes)
  • Qualitative Research (Ethnography, Phenomenology, Case-Study)
  • Sociocultural (Vygotskian) theory
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

Selected Publications

  1. Hughes, C., Gabel, R., Daniels, D.E., & Slone, B. (2013). Adolescents who stutter and their conversations with friends and family about stuttering. eHearsay, 3, 40-47.
  2. Daniels, D. E. (2012). Treatment of stuttering in a school-age child:  A description of a single case-study. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 22, 88-96.
  3. 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.
  4. Irani, F., Gabel, R.M., Daniels, D., & Hughes, S. (2012). Long-term effectiveness of intensive stuttering therapy:A mixed-methods study. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 164-178.
  5. Daniels, D.E., Gabel, R.M., & Hughes, S. (2012). Recounting the K-12 school experiences of adults who stutter:  A qualitative analysis. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 71-82.
  6. Daniels, D.E., Panico, J., & Sudolt, J. (2011). Perceptions of university instructors toward students who stutter: A quantitative and qualitative approach. Journal of Communication Disorders, 44, 631-639.
  7. Panico, J., Daniels, D.E., & Claflin, S. (2011). Working with young children in the classroom who stutter. Young Children, 91-95.
  8. Daniels, D.E. (2008). Working with people who stutter of diverse cultural backgrounds: Some ideas to consider.  Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 18, 95-100.
  9. Wells-Jensen, S., Hughes, S., & Daniels, D.E. (2008). What classroom language teachers should know about communication disorders. Asian Quarterly: An International Journal of Contemporary Issues, 6, 9-32.
  10. Gabel, R.M., 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.
  11. Gabel, R.M., Daniels, D., & Hughes, S. (2008). A mixed-model approach to studying treatment outcomes. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 18, 6-16
  12. Healey, E.C., Gabel, R.M., Daniels, D.E., & Kawai, N. (2007). The effects of self-disclosure and non self-disclosure on listeners’ perceptions of a person who stutters. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 32, 51-69.
  13. Daniels, D.E., Hagstrom, F., & Gabel, R.M. (2006). A qualitative study of how African American men who stutter attribute meaning to identity and life choices. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 31, 200-215.
  14. Hagstrom, F., & Daniels, D.E. (2004). Social identity and the stuttering experience.
    Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 31, 215-224.
  15. Daniels, D.E., & Gabel, R.M. (2004). The impact of stuttering on identity construction. Topics in Language Disorders, 24, 200-215.
  16. Gabel, R.M., Daugherty, J., & Daniels, D. (2004). Addressing the barriers to service delivery. Hearsay:  Journal of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 16, 11-16.


Communication Sciences & Disorders
207 Rackham Bldg 60 Farnsworth Street
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-3339
Fax: (313) 577-8885
Website: clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/csd
Email: csd@wayne.edu