National Stuttering Association

Since its creation in 1999, the NSA Research Committee has approved numerous research projects aimed at improving our knowledge about stuttering. Here you will find a comprehensive list of NSA Research Committee-approved projects, both current and past.


Title Primary
Contact Approved
What Do People Who Stutter Want From Speech Therapy? Matthew Phillips Matthew Phillips  07/24/2024  View Flyer / View Survey
Transitions to Life After High School for Students Who Stutter: Stakeholder Perspectives Naomi Rodgers, PhD, CCC-SLP  Dr. Naomi Rodgers  06/22/2024  View Flyer
Neural oscillations underlying speech perception and production in stuttering  Shanley Treleaven, PhD, CCC-SLP  Dr. Shanley Treleaven  06/20/2024  View Flyer
The experiences of migrants to the United States who stutter: A replication study  Victoria Reynolds, PhD, CCC-SLP  Dr. Victoria Reynolds  06/20/2024  View Flyer
Exploring the Potential Effectiveness of a Mindfulness App on Emotion Regulation, Speech Fluency, and Stigma Resistance Among People Who Stutter Juhee Kim Juhee Kim  06/20/2024  View Flyer
 How variability in fluency levels impacts communication and psychological aspects of stuttering  Eddie Brown, MA, CCC-SLP   Eddie Brown    06/19/2024 View Flyer
The relationship between the stuttering variability, attention, speech task, and delivery mode: an exploration of factors affecting stuttering severity Reyhaneh Jafari Reyhaneh Jafari  03/24/2024  View Flyer
Trait mindfulness and the experience of stuttering Megan Arney, MS, CCC-SLP Megan Arney  06/19/2024  View Flyer
Exploring the role of linguistic and cognitive factors in stuttering Zoi Gkalitsiou, PhD, CCC-SLP Dr. Zoi Gkalitsiou  02/22/2024  View Flyer
Speech Planning and Production  Grace Gervino Grace Gervino  02/15/2024  View Flyer
Implementing a Spanish-Language Stuttering Support Group: A Mixed Methods Study  Dr. Angela Medina 
Dr. Angela Medina  02/14/2024  View Flyer


A Perspective on LGBTQ+ People Who Stutter  Dr. James Mancinelli 


Dr. James Mancinelli   10/6/2023  View Flyer (PDF)


Attentional bias and attention control in adults who stutter Dr. Katerina Ntourou 


Dr. Katerina Ntourou   10/6/2023  View Flyer (PDF)

Approved Research Project Archive


If you have any questions about whether a specific project has been reviewed by the NSARC, please contact the NSARC Chair Angela Medina, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (Angela@westutter.org) or our National Office.