Derek E. Daniels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Derek E. Daniels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

313.577.8676

313.577.8885 (fax)

dedaniels@wayne.edu

 202.2 Rackham Building

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Derek E. Daniels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Derek Daniels’ research focuses on public perceptions of stuttering, and factors that influence the psychosocial experiences of people who stutter. He is particularly interested in identity, stigma, intersectionality, self-help groups, qualitative research methods, sociocultural (Vygotskian) theory, narrative therapy, and social constructionism, as they pertain to people who stutter, people with communication disorders, people with disabilities, and therapeutic practices.

Research

Dr. Daniels is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for Communication Sciences and Disorders. His current research is focused on exploring 1) the psychosocial experiences of people who stutter, 2) origins of shame for people who stutter, and 3) support systems for people who stutter. In addition, Dr. Daniels provides and supervises therapy services for people who stutter in the fall, winter, and spring sessions through the CSD Outpatient Clinic.

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • Ph.D., Communication Disorders, Bowling Green State University
  • M.A., Communication Disorders, University of Houston
  • B.A., Sociology, Grinnell College

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

Daniels, D. E., & Johnson, A. J. (2015). Stuttering and other fluency disorders. In G. L. Lof and A. F. Johnson (Eds.), National Speech-Language Pathology Examination Review & Study Guide (pp. 241-252). Evanston, IL: TherapyEd Publishers.

Hughes, S., Gabel, R., Roseman, C., & Daniels, D. (2015). An interdisciplinary training program in stuttering: Raising awareness and changing attitudes. In K. O. St. Louis (Ed.), Stuttering meets stereotype, stigma, and discrimination: An overview of attitude research (pp. 243-252). Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press.

Journal Articles

Raj, E., & Daniels, D. E. (2017). Psychosocial support for adults who stutter: Exploring the role of online communities. Speech, Language, and Hearing, 20, 144-153.

Boyle, M. P., Daniels, D. E., Hughes, C. D., & Buhr, A. P. (2016). Considering disability culture for culturally competent interactions with individuals who stutter. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 43, 11-22.

Hughes, C., Gabel, R., & Daniels, D. E. (2015). Discussing stuttering with parents: A preliminary study of the experiences of adolescents who stutter. Speech, Language, and Hearing, 18, 44-54.

Hughes, C., Gabel, R., Daniels, D. E., & Sloan, B. (2013). Adolescents who stutter and their conversations with friends and family about stuttering. eHearsay, 3, 40-47.

Daniels, D. E. (2012). Treatment of stuttering in a school-age child: A description of a single case-study. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 22, 88-96.

Hughes, S., Irani, F., & Daniels, D. E. (2012). Fluent speakers’ management of prospective communication breakdowns: The case of stuttering. English Linguistics Research, 1, 35-41.

Irani, F., Gabel, R. M., Daniels, D., & Hughes, S. (2012). Long-term effectiveness of intensive stuttering therapy: A mixed-methods study. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 164-178.

Daniels, D. E., Gabel, R. M., & Hughes, S. (2012). Recounting the K-12 school experiences of adults who stutter: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 71-82.

Daniels, D. E., Panico, J., & Sudholt, J. (2011). Perceptions of university instructors toward students who stutter: A quantitative and qualitative approach. Journal of Communication Disorders, 44, 631-639.

Panico, J., Daniels, D. E., & Claflin, S. (2011). Working in the classroom with young children who stutter. Young Children, 66, 91-95.

Wells-Jensen, S., Hughes, S., & Daniels, D. E. (2008). What classroom language teachers should know about communication disorders. Asian Quarterly: An International Journal of Contemporary Issues, 6, 9-32.

Daniels, D. E. (2008). Working with people who stutter of diverse cultural backgrounds: Some ideas to consider. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 18, 95-100.

Gabel, R. M., Daniels, D., & Hughes, S. (2008). A mixed-model approach to studying treatment outcomes. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 18, 6-16.

Gabel, R. M., Hughes, S., & Daniels, D. (2008). Effects of stuttering severity and therapy involvement on role entrapment of people who stutter. Journal of Communication Disorders, 41, 146-158.

Healey, E. C., Gabel, R.M., Daniels, D. E., & Kawai, N. (2007). The effects of self-disclosure and non self-disclosure of stuttering on listeners’ perceptions of a person who stutters. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 32, 51-69.

Daniels, D. E., Hagstrom, F., & Gabel, R. M. (2006). A qualitative study of how African American men who stutter attribute meaning to identity and life choices. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 31, 200-215.

Hagstrom, F., & Daniels, D. E. (2004). Social identity and the stuttering experience. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 31, 215-224.

Daniels, D.E., & Gabel, R.M. (2004). The impact of stuttering on identity construction. Topics in Language Disorders, 24, 200-215.

Gabel, R. M., Daugherty, J., & Daniels, D. (2004). Addressing the barriers to service delivery. Hearsay: Journal of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 16, 11-16.

Selected Presentations

Rivers, K. O., DeJarnette, G., Daniels, D. E., Hyter, Y. D., & Wallace, G. (2017). Applying “outside-in” approaches with African American clients: What’s the concern? Seminar, National Black Association of Speech, Language, and Hearing Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Daniels, D.E. (2017). Helping school-age children who stutter manage the psychosocial experiences of stuttering. Seminar, Annual Convention of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Columbus, OH

Gabel, R., Boyle, M., McIntyre, S., & Daniels, D. (2016). What I wish my SLP understood about stuttering. Seminar, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Hughes, C., Panico, J., Daniels, D., & Hughes, S. (2016). Integrating listener perceptions into clinical and academic preparation of stuttering: A review and proposed approach. Poster presentation, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Salata, K., Corless, E., & Daniels, D. E. (2016). Narrative therapy for children who stutter: Effectiveness and outcomes of a single case-study. Poster presentation, Annual Convention of the Michigan Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Grand Rapids, MI.

Panico, J., Daniels, D., Hughes, S., & Hughes, C. (2015). Listener perceptions and reactions to stuttering: Relevance and clinical implications. Seminar, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

Raj, E., & Daniels, D. E. (2015). Online communities for people who stutter: An ethnographic study of a support group on Facebook. Poster presentation, Annual Convention of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

Boyle, M., Daniels, D., Hughes, C., & Buhr, A. (2014). Understanding the culture of stuttering: Improving interactions with people who stutter. Seminar, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Daniels, D.E., & Andruski, J. E. (2013). Exploring phonetic and lexical trends in developmental stuttering. Wayne State University Linguistics Brown Bag Colloquia Series.

Daniels, D.E. (2012). School-aged children who stutter: Principles of assessment and intervention. Professional development seminar presented to the Speech-Language Pathology Staff of Detroit Public Schools.

Daniels, D.E. (2010). Young Children Who Stutter. Lecture presented to the Speech-Language Pathology Staff at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI.

Daniels, D. E., Panico, J., & Knopik, J. (2008). A survey of university instructors’ perceptions of students who stutter. Poster Presentation, Annual Convention of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

Daniels, D.E. (2009). The path less travelled: Stuttering in the lives of people who stutter. Wayne State University Humanities Center Brown Bag Lecture Series.

Daniels, D. E. (2008). Stuttering: The utility of sociocultural theory to clinical practice. Seminar, International Society of Cultural and Activity Research, San Diego, CA.

Daniels, D. E., Gabel, R. M., & Hughes, S. (2007) Recounting the school experiences of adults who stutter. Poster presentation, Annual Convention of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Boston, MA.

Daniels, D. E., & Gabel, R. M. (2006). Perceptions of college instructors toward students who stutter. Poster presentation, Annual Convention of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, Miami, FL.

Daniels, D. E., & Hagstrom, F. (2005). Exploring life narratives of Black men who stutter. Poster presentation, Annual Convention of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Columbus, OH.
 

Currently Teaching

  • SLP 5300: Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology
    SLP 5320: Normal Language Acquisition and Usage
    SLP 7610: Stuttering
    SLP 7320: Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology
    SLP 7991: PhD Directed Studies