Molly Stoltz



Teija Waaramaa-Mäki-Kulmala

Director (Speech Communication and Voice Research)

Global Listening Board

Alan Ehrlich

Director & Chair (Listening Disorders)

Alan Ehrlich is a Certified Listening Professional. Educated in microwave and materials engineering, Mr. Ehrlich initially worked in the area of microwave semiconductor development and then spent most of his career in technology and healthcare marketing and non-profit management. Alan R. Ehrlich is the founder of The Center for Listening Disorders Research, a NJ non-profit corporation Mr. Ehrlich’s […]

Graham Bodie

Past Vice Chair

Graham Bodie (Ph.D., Purdue University, 2008) is Professor at School of Journalism and New Media The University of Mississippi since August 2017. Earlier Dr. Bodie was Professor of Communication Studies at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. He is recognized as an international expert on listening and the social cognitive underpinnings of human […]

Michael W Purdy

Past Vice Chair

Michael W. Purdy is Emeritus Professor of Communication Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences of Governors State University (GSU, of the state of Illinois), University Park, IL, USA. He has taught at Northern Illinois U., University of Rhode Island, and GSU. His primary focus in teaching and research is listening and dialogical communication. […]

Melissa L, Beall

Executive Chair

Melissa L. Beall, the Listening Legend is world renowned figure in the field of Listening Presently Melissa Beall is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA.  She currently serves as chair of the UNI Graduate Faculty, and on the Executive Boards of the […]

Richard D. Halley

Senior Vice President

Member of the Listening Hall of Fame. Lead Facilitator of the Certified Listening Professional Program Education: Ohio University, Ph.D. 1972 Majors: Interpersonal Communication, Cognitive Processing, Attitude Change Minors: Experimental Design, Statistical Procedures Dissertation: An Experimental Test of the Differences in the Distractibility of Males and Females in Competing Aural Message Situations Bowling Green State University, […]

Christine Goh

Past Assoc Vice Chair

Christine C. M . Goh is President Chair Professor of Education (Linguistics & Language Education) of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and holds the appointment of the Director of the National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore. Being an academic leader, Christine has a special interest in promoting listening as a critical leadership skill. She received her […]

Avi Kluger

Director (Psychology)


Helen Meldrum

Senior Vice President (LISTENING IN SCIENCE)

Helen Meldrum, educator and consultant is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Program in Health Sciences and Industry-Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts. Prior to coming to Bentley, she was an Associate Professor of Communication and Psychology at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr. Meldrum has […]