Michelle Hughes
Michelle Hughes, Ph.D., CCC-A

Michelle is an Associate Professor and Director of the Cochlear Implant Research Laboratory (CIRL) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders. She received her M.A. in Audiology and Ph.D. in Hearing Science from the University of Iowa. Research interests involve examining the relation between physiology and perception in cochlear implants, and investigating ways to incorporate telepractice into cochlear implant service delivery.

 

Elysa Binger
Elysa Binger, B.S.

Elysa is a graduate student in the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduate assistant for the Cochlear Implant Research Laboratory (CIRL). She received her undergraduate degree at the University of South Dakota. In her free time, Elysa enjoys traveling, movie marathons and playing with her pup, Finn.

 

Emily Graves
Emily Graves, B.S.

Emily is a graduate student in the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a graduate assistant in the Cochlear Implant Research Laboratory (CIRL). She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May 2019. In her free time, Emily likes to spend time with family and friends, travel, and be active.

 

Jamie Peterson
Jamie Peterson, B.S.

Jamie is a research assistant in the Cochlear Implant Research Lab (CIRL). She graduated with her bachelor's degree in December 2018, and entered the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) program at Nebraska in the Fall of 2019. With whatever free time she can find, Jamie likes to spend time with her family and friends, read, and hang out with her cat.

 

Josie Zimmel
Josie Zimmel, B.S.

Josie is a graduate student in the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a graduate assistant for the Cochlear Implant Research Lab (CIRL). She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. In her free time, Josie enjoys spending time with friends, hiking and watching movies.