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Stanley A. Gelfand
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center|Queens College
Phone: (718) 997-2964
Degrees/Diplomas: B.A. City College of New York, M.A. City College of New York, Ph.D. CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Diagnostic audiology, Speech perception, Hearing conservation, Aural rehabilitation
Academic Title: Professor
Academic Affiliation: Department of Linguistics & Communication Disorders, Queens College, CUNY

Preferred Address:
LCD Department (Kissena Hall 341)
Queens College of CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11753

Primary Teaching Areas:

  • Audiology

  • Hearing and speech science

Selected Publications:

  • Gelfand, S.A. 2009. Essentials of Audiology, 3rd Ed. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers.

  • Gelfand, S.A. 2009. The acoustic reflex. In J. Katz, L. Medwetsky, R. Burkard, and L. Hood (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Audiology, 6th Ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

  • Gelfand, S.A. 2009. Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, 5th Ed. New York: Marcel Dekker.

  • Gelfand, S.A. 2003. Tri-word presentations with phonemic scoring for practical high-reliability speech recognition assessment.  J Speech Language Hear Res46, 405-412.

  • Gelfand, S.A. 1998. Optimizing the reliability of speech recognition scores. J Speech Language Hear Res 41, 1088-1102.

  • Gelfand, S.A. 1995. Long-term recovery and no recovery from the auditory deprivation effect with binaural amplification: Six Cases. J Am Acad Audiol 6, 141-149.

  • Gelfand, S.A. 1994. Acoustic reflex threshold tenth percentiles and functional hearing impairment. J Am Acad Audio. 5, 10-16.

  • Gelfand, S.A., & Silman, S. 1993. Apparent auditory deprivation in children: Implications of monaural versus binaural amplification. J Am Acad Audio 4, 313-318.

Works in Progress:

  • Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, 5th Ed. New York: Informa.

  • Simultaneous clinical measurement of multiple aspects of speech perception for diagnosis and outcome assessment.

  • Large word corpus verification of j-factor external validity.

  • Effects of language background on lexical redundancy in speech recognition. Study/paper in progress.

  • Effects of room location and distance on the perception of isolated words in a reverberant environment.