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.

2021 NSA Research Fund Award Winner:
Xiaofan Lei, MA

for the study:
Stuttering and emotion in daily life

Title Primary
Contact Approved
 Mindfulness and compassion in people who stutter  Dr. Michael Boyle  Dr. Michael Boyle   10/11/2022  View Survey
An Exploration of the Management of Stuttering During Job Interviews  Ms. Charity Yarzebinski   Ms. Charity Yarzebinski   10/10/2022 More Information
Stuttering and Emotion in Daily Lives Ms. Xiaofan Lei Xiaofan Lei 7/15/2022 View Flyer
Understanding Language Production in Adults Who Stutter   Dr. Si On Yoon  Dr. Si On Yoon  6/2/2022 More Information
The impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Communication and Quality of Life In People Who Stutter   Dr. Shriya Basu  Dr. Shriya Basu  6/2/2022 View Survey
Information Processing in Speakers who Stutter   Dr. Naomi Eichorn  Dr. Naomi Eichorn  6/2/2022 More Information
Temporal Dynamics of Stuttered Speech   Dr. Eric Jackson  Dr. Eric Jackson  6/2/2022 More Information
Is There Still a Place for Pseudo-stuttering Assignments for Speech-Language Pathology Students? Ms. Ammaarah Carrington Ammaarah Carrington 3/23/2022 View Abstract (PDF)
Speech Acoustics of People with Stutter and Clutter Dr. Evan Usler Evan Usler 3/16/2022 View Abstract (PDF)
Standardization Study of the Stuttering Severity Instrument—Fifth Edition Dr. Melissa Morey Melissa Morey 3/16/2022 View Abstract (PDF)
Successful Aging in Adults who Stutter: Physical and Mental Health Quality of Life Dr. Nathan Maxfield Nathan Maxfield 3/16/2022 View Abstract (PDF)
Intersectionality and the experience of stuttering for Latinos in the United States Ms. Carolina Beita-Ell Carolina Beita-Ell 3/16/2022 View Abstract (PDF)
Client Perceptions about Speech Therapy for Stuttering Mr. Samuel Moses Samuel Moses 3/16/2022 View Flyer 
A Qualitative Study of the Experiences of LGBTQ+ People Who Stutter Dr. Derek Daniels Derek Daniels 3/16/2022 View Abstract
Surveys about the Experience of Stuttering Seth Tichenor and
Dr. Scott Yaruss
Seth Tichenor 3/15/2022 View Survey

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 ( or our National Office.