William J. Bologna

he/him/his

Assistant Professor, Audiology

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Contact Info

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Office:
Van Bokkelen Hall 105 D

Education

Certificate in Human Investigations, Oregon Health and Sciences University, 2020
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2017
Au. D., University of Maryland, 2012
B.S., Saint Louis University, 2008

Areas of Expertise

Aging
Aural rehabilitation
Perceptual organization
Psychoacoustics
Speech perception

Certification and Licensure

  • ASHA CCC-A

Research

  • Innovative approaches to assessment and rehabilitation in audiology, including clinical applications for virtual reality technology

Recent Publications

  • Bologna, WJ, Ahlstrom, JB, & Dubno, JR. (2020). Contributions of voice expectations to talker selection in younger and older adults with normal hearing. Trends Hear, 24. PMCID: PMC7225833

  • Bologna, WJ, Vaden, KI, Ahlstrom, JB, & Dubno, JR. (2019). Age effects on the contributions of envelope and periodicity cues to recognition of interrupted speech in quiet and with a competing talker. J Acoust Soc Am, 145, EL173-EL178. PMCID: PMC7112707

  • Billings, C, Bologna, WJ, Muralimanohar, R, Madsen, B, & Molis, M. (2019). Frequency following responses to tone glides: Effects of frequency extent, direction, and electrode montage. Hear Res, 375, 25-33. PMCID: PMC6636923

  • Bologna, WJ, Vaden, KI, Ahlstrom, JB, & Dubno, JR. (2018). Age effects on perceptual organization of speech: contributions of glimpsing, phonemic restoration, and speech segregation. J Acoust Soc Am, 144, 267-281. PMCID: PMC6047943

  • Bologna, WJ, Chatterjee, M, & Dubno, JR. (2013). Perceived listening effort for a tonal task with contralateral competing signals. J Acoust Soc Am, 134, EL352-EL358. PMCID: PMC3785518 

Recent Presentations

  • Bologna, WJ (2020). Effects of Age on Brainstem Coding of Speech Glimpses in Interrupted Noise. Guest Lecture nationally live-streamed through the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research Seminar Series. 
  • Bologna, WJ, Molis, MR, Madsen, BM, and Billings, CJ. (2019). Neural coding of vowels in interrupted noise: Effect of glimpse duration. Poster presented at the 2019 MidWinter meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD. 

  • Molis, MR, Bologna, WJ, Madsen, BM, Roten, A, Muralimanohar, R, Milligan, CE, & Billings, CJ. (2018). Envelope-following and frequency-following responses elicited by signals of increasing complexity. Poster presented at the 2018 MidWinter meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, San Diego, CA. 

  • Bologna, WJ (2017). Age Effects on Perceptual Organization of Speech in Realistic Listening Environments. Guest lecture presented to the Center for Hearing Research at Boys Town National Research Hospital. 

  • Bologna, WJ, Chatterjee, M, & Dubno, JR. (2016). Interrupted speech with competing talkers: Benefits of temporal envelope and periodicity cues for younger and older adults. Podium presentation at the 2016 Spring meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT. 

  • Bologna, WJ, Ahlstrom, JB, & Dubno, JR. (2015). Phonemic restoration with competing talkers: Age effects and envelope cues. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ. 

  • Bologna, WJ, Fogerty, D, Ahlstrom, JB, & Dubno, JR. (2014). Recovery from forward masking of vowels and consonants: Effects of age and hearing loss. Poster presented at the 2014 Spring meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, RI. 

Memberships/Affiliations

  • American Auditory Society 
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association 
  • Acoustical Society of America 
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology 

Professional Service

  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Audiology 
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Trends in Hearing 
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Ear and Hearing