Preeti M. Sivasankar, PhD, CCC-SLP

Research Interests / Training Areas:

  • Laryngeal physiology
  • Voice Disorders
  • Voice Production
  • Voice across the lifespan
  • Hypersensitive airway


Preeti Sivasankar is Professor and Department Head of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) with courtesy appointments in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Indiana University School of Medicine-West Lafayette). Her research program focuses on voice disorders and laryngeal physiology and has been continually funded by the National Institutes of Health. Professor Sivasankar is a Fellow of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association. She is past Associate Editor and past Editor of the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Professor Sivasankar is active in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and is a recipient of teaching awards including the SLHS Outstanding Undergraduate Instructor, and the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education. Professor Sivasankar is a Fellow of the CIC (Big 10 Alliance) Academic Leadership program and the Executive Leadership in Academic Technology, Engineering, and Science (ELATES) program. She can be contacted at

Recent Publications:

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Preeti M. Sivasankar

Professor & Department Head 

Lyles-Porter Hall, Room 3048E
Phone: 765-494-3788


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