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Ronald Callaway Scherer

Ronald Callaway Scherer, American voice scientist, educator. National Institute Dental Research fellow, 1972-1976.


  • Scherer, Ronald Callaway was born on September 11, 1945 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Belden Davis and Lois Ramona (Callaway) Scherer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kent State University, 1968. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1981.


    • Research assistant University Iowa, Iowa City, 1979-1981, assistant research scientist, 1981-1983, adjunct assistant professor, 1983-1988, adjunct associate professor, since 1988. Adjunct assistant professor University Denver, 1984-1986. Assistant adjunct professor University Colorado, Boulder, 1984-1993, adjunct associate professor, 1993-1996.

      Research scientist Denver Center Performing Arts, 1983—1988, senior scientist, 1988—1996. Lecturer voice and speech science National Theatre Conservatory, 1990-1994. Assistant clinical professor School Medicine University Colorado, 1988—1996.

      Associate professor Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1996—2001, professor, 2001—2005, since 2006. Adjunct associate professor University Oklahoma, 1992-1996. Affiliate clinical professor University Northern Colorado, 1993-1996.

      Oberlin College affiliate scholar, since 1996. Member executive and legislation board National Center Voice and Speech, 1990-1996. Adjunct professor Drexel University, Philadelphia, since 2006.

      G. Paul Moore lecturer, The Voice Foundation, 2002. Research professor University Cincinnati, 2005-2006.


    • Author: (with Doctor I. Titze) Vocal Fold Physiology: Biomechanics, Acoustics and Phonatory Control, 1983. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Fellow: International Society Phonetic Sciences (auditor 1988-1991). Member: American Association Phonetic Sciences (nominating committee 1985-1987, counselor 2000-2003, councelor 2000-2003), International Association Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Acoustical Society of America, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, International Arts Medicine Association, Collegium Medicorum Theatri, Sigma Xi, Pi Mu Epsilon (G. Paul Moore lecturer).


    • Children: Christopher, Maria.
    • father: Belden Davis Scherer
    • mother: Lois Ramona (Callaway) Scherer
    • children: Christopher Scherer
    • Maria Scherer
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    Born September 11, 1945
    (age 72)