Charles Hughes

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Charles Hughes

Charles HughesAssociate Professor

Ph.D., Communication Disorders, Bowling Green State University
M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, Bowling Green State University
B.S., Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences, Ohio University

Dr. Charles Hughes is an associate professor in the department of communication sciences and disorders. He teaches a variety of courses including fluency disorders and introduction to communication disorders.

Prior to coming to Baldwin Wallace University, Hughes worked as a speech-language pathologist in an elementary school and in long-term care settings. In addition, he worked as a faculty member in the Eastern Kentucky University Communication Disorders Program and then later in the Bowling Green State University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

He is a board certified specialist in fluency and specializes in the nature and treatment of stuttering. In 2017, he served a one-year term as chair of the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders. He has directed and been involved in intensive stuttering clinics for individuals who stutter and their families.

His research focuses on the area of stuttering where he examines listener perceptions of speech disfluencies; ways to improve public attitudes toward stuttering; family experiences with stuttering; clinical treatment outcomes; and clinical education in stuttering and speech-language pathology.