Donald Fuller is a professor in the department of Communication Disorders. He began his work at Eastern in the fall of 2004. Dr. Fuller has been a member of the academic community for over 20 years. His most recent position was founding chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Misericordia University in Pennsylvania. He held a position at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) before leaving to help create a new program in speech-language pathology at Florida International University in Miami.
Dr. Fuller received his Bachelor of Science in Education degree and Master of Speech Pathology degree from Arkansas State University in 1982 and 1983, respectively. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Audiology and Speech Sciences from Purdue University in 1987, specializing in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Prior to his academic career, Dr. Fuller worked for a company specializing in rehabilitation services and in a residential center for persons with cognitive and developmental disabilities.
Dr. Fuller is an active member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC), and United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC). He was elected to ASHA Fellowship in 1998.
Dr. Fuller teaches courses in AAC, Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Production, Phonetics, Voice Disorders, and Research Methods.
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