Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Biography

Jairus-Joaquin Matthews, PhD-CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist and assistant professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders. He has practiced in public schools, geriatric home health, private practice, and the hospital setting. He has also worked with business professionals on accent modification and professional athletes on communication training. Dr. Matthews teaches courses in assessment of communication disorders, counseling in communication disorders, communication disorders in multicultural populations within a global society, neurogenic communication disorders, and voice disorders. His research interests are in the areas of critical literacy and identity, the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, and the experiences of male students and professionals in female majority professions.

Education / Degrees

  • BS, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Tennessee State University, 2004
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, Miami University, 2006
  • Ph.D., Language and Literacy Education, University of Georgia, 2012
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • SLPA-4720 (Intro Assmnt of Spch-La Disrdr) Section: 01
    • SLPA-4720 (Intro Assmnt of Spch-La Disrdr) Section: 02
    • SLPA-6785 (Assessment & Treatment of Comm) Section: E01

    Summer 2019 Sections

    • SLPA-4784 (Prof Practices Sem in Comm Dis) Section: 02D
    • SLPA-6792 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP III) Section: 91

    Spring 2019 Sections

    • SLPA-4721 (Intro Neurological Comm Dsrdrs) Section: 01D
    • SLPA-4721 (Intro Neurological Comm Dsrdrs) Section: 02D
    • SLPA-6702 (Voice & Resonance Disorders) Section: 01

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • SLPA-4720 (Intro Assmnt of Spch-La Disrdr) Section: 01
    • SLPA-4720 (Intro Assmnt of Spch-La Disrdr) Section: 02
    • SLPA-6785 (Assessment & Treatment of Comm) Section: E01

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • SLPA-4784 (Prof Practices Sem in Comm Dis) Section: 02D
    • SLPA-6790 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP I) Section: 91

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • SLPA-4721 (Intro Neurological Comm Dsrdrs) Section: 01
    • SLPA-4721 (Intro Neurological Comm Dsrdrs) Section: 02
    • SLPA-6702 (Voice & Resonance Disorders) Section: 01

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • SLPA-4720 (Intro Assmnt of Spch-La Disrdr) Section: 01
    • SLPA-4720 (Intro Assmnt of Spch-La Disrdr) Section: 02
    • SLPA-6785 (Assessment & Treatment of Comm) Section: E01

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • SLPA-4784 (Prof Practices Sem in Comm Dis) Section: 02D
    • SLPA-6792 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP III) Section: 91

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • SLPA-4724 (Coun Issues in Comm Disorders) Section: 01
    • SLPA-6702 (Voice & Resonance Disorders) Section: 01D
    • SLPA-6704 (Assess & Treat of Neuro Comm) Section: 01D

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • SLPA-3701 (Intro to Communictn Disorders) Section: 01
    • SLPA-3702 (Speech & Language Acquistion) Section: 01
    • CEPD-4200 (Wrk w/Diverse Pop in Hum Serv) Section: N01
    • SLPA-4720 (Intro Assmnt of Spch-La Disrdr) Section: 01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • SLPA-4784 (Prof Practices Sem in Comm Dis) Section: 02
    • SLPA-6790 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP I) Section: 01
    • SLPA-6792 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP III) Section: 01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • SLPA-6702 (Voice & Resonance Disorders) Section: 01D
    • SLPA-6791 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP II) Section: 01
    • SLPA-6792 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP III) Section: 01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • SLPA-4720 (Intro Assmnt of Spch-La Disrdr) Section: 01
    • SLPA-6704 (Assess & Treat of Neuro Comm) Section: 01
    • SLPA-6785 (Assess. & Treat. of Comm & Swa) Section: 01D

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • SLPA-4704 (Intro to Manual Communication) Section: 01D
    • SLPA-6792 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP III) Section: 02
    • SLPA-6792 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP III) Section: 03

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • SLPA-4724 (Coun Issues in Comm Disorders) Section: 02D
    • SLPA-6702 (Voice & Resonance Disorders) Section: 01D
    • SLPA-6791 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP II) Section: 02
    • SLPA-6792 (Clinic Prac & Meth in SLP III) Section: 01