Jamie Desjardins

Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Arts & Sciences

Director of Undergraduate Programs (CSD)
Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Curriculum Vitae


Jamie Desjardins is an Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD).  She teaches both in the graduate Doctor of Audiology program and in the undergraduate program in CSD.  Her research focuses on the aging auditory system and hearing aid use among older adults. The primary objective of her research is to improve hearing health care for older adults through both basic and clinical research. Currently, she is examining the effects of bilingualism on speech perception and listening effort in older adults. In addition to her scholarly work, Dr. Desjardins is a licensed clinical audiologist with more than fifteen years of experience in adult diagnostics and hearing aids.