Brad Story is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the College of Science and a Professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Dr. Story received his BS in Applied Physics from the University of Northern Iowa in 1987 and his PhD in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Iowa in 1995. From 1987-1991, he was employed in industry as an engineer where he developed computational models and instrumentation systems for designing and measuring the performance of mufflers. He held post-doctoral research positions at the University of Iowa and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts prior to accepting a faculty position at the University of Arizona in 2000.
Dr. Story’s research publications concern the mechanics, aerodynamics, and acoustics of speech production, as well as the perception of speech sounds. Dr. Story is a past Associate Editor for the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), and recipient of the ASA’s Rossing Prize in Acoustics Education in 2016. Dr. Story was recognized by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association in 2013 with the Willard R. Zemlin Lecture Award, and by the University of Iowa in 2018 with a Distinguished Alum Award. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.