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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.


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.


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.