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Ph.D. students
Students interested in pursuing advanced research training in speech perception, speech acoustics, hearing science, or auditory cognitive science are encouraged to contact Dr. Fogerty regarding research training opportunities, or Dr. Montgomery, director of the COMD Ph.D. program. Funded Research Assistant positions for Ph.D. students are currently available. Information about the Communication Sciences and Disorders Ph.D. Program can be found on the program website.

Independent Study
Undergraduate and graduate students may register for independent study and receive course credit for research training completed in the Speech Perception Lab. Interested students must obtain permission from Dr. Fogerty prior to registering for independent study.

Research Assistant Positions
Students with interests in speech and hearing, cognitive science, psychology, linguistics, computer science, physical acoustics, or engineering are encouraged to contact Dr. Fogerty for research opportunities in the Speech Perception Laboratory.

Interested students may apply for paid research assistant positions or volunteer to explore potential research interests in speech and hearing science. Students may also contact Dr. Fogerty to propose a research project for completion through USC’s Magellan Scholar program that will provide funds for student salary, research supplies, and/or research travel.

Honors College Student Research
Students from the Honors College who are interested in completing a research experience in the lab are encouraged to contact Dr. Fogerty.  Funding to support student research, subject to approval from the SCHC, may be available. For further information on SCHC research funding, see the Exploration andSURF pages.

SMART Summer Research Program
Undergraduate and masters students considering a Ph.D. are invited to apply for the Speech, Modeling, and Acoustic Research Training Program hosted by the Speech Perception Laboratory.  Further details can be found on the SMART webpage.