IOANNIS PAPAKYRITSIS

ACADEMIC POSITION: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

ACADEMIC AREA: SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY – ACQUIRED SPEECH DISORDERS

PHONE: +30 2610-962808

E-MAIL: papakyritsis@upatras.gr 
yiannisvol@yahoo.com

 

ACADEMIC TITLES

2013. Ph.D. in Applied Language and Speech Sciences, Department of Communicative
Disorders, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA.

2008. M.Sc. in Human Communication Sciences Research, Department of Human
Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK.

2007. Β. Sc. in Speech & Language Therapy, School of Health and Welfare Professions,
Department of Speech and Language Therapy, T.E.I. of Western Greece.

 

PREVIOUS ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2013-2016. Assistant professor, Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology, Western Illinois University.
Courses taught:

Masters: 510: Motor Speech Disorders, 548: Articulation and Phonological Disorders, 504: Seminars in Speech and Language Pathology: Bilingualism

Undergraduate: 211: Speech Science, 212: Phonetics, 386: Acquired Communication Disorders 472: Scientific Thinking in Communication Sciences and disorders

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Phonetics, Prosody, Acoustic analysis, neurogenic speech disorders, articulation/ phonological disorders

 

TEACHING 2021-2022

Undergraduate

  • Phonetics (1ο semester)
  • Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology (3o semester)
  • Neurogenic Motor Speech Disorders (6o semester)
  • Organisation of Speech-Language Pathology Services (7o semester)
  • Clinical Practicum Α1, Α2 (4o και 5ο semester)

Graduate

  • Neurogenic Motor Speech Disorders

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Papakyritsis, I., Klopfenstein, M. & Rutter, B. (υποδημοσίευση). The Phonetics of Dysarthria: Studies in Production and Perception. Studies in Phonetics and Phonology Series. Equinox Publishing.
  2. Papakyritsis, I. (2021). Acoustic Phonetics for the Speech clinician. In Ball (Ed.), Manual of Clinical Phonetics. Language and Speech Disorders Series. Routledge, 16-26.
  3. Chuang, Y.Y., Fon, J., Papakyritsis, I. & Baayen, H. (2021). Analyzing phonetic data with generalized additive mixed models. In Ball (Ed.), Manual of Clinical Phonetics. Language and Speech Disorders Series. Routledge, 108-138.
  4. Papakyritsis, I., Kastani, I. & Nerantzini, M. (2020) Phonological awareness and sonority in Greek children: developmental data and clinical perspectives, Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 34 (8), 756-773.
  5. Nerantzini, M., Papakyritsis, I & Varlokosta, I. (2020). Time reference and tense marking in Greek agrammatism: evidence from narratives and a sentence production priming task, Aphasiology, 34 (8), 1043-1069.
  6. Papakyritsis, I. (2019). Sampling rate. In Damico, J. S. and Ball, M. J. (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders Volume 3. SAGE Publications. 1418-1419.
  7. Papakyritsis, I. (2019). Pitch. In Damico, J. S. and Ball, M. J. (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders Volume 4. SAGE Publications. 1633-1634.
  8. Kroll, T. A., Mok, Z., Keegan, L., Papakyritsis, I., & Damico, J. S. (2014). Acadiana-area SLP students’ perceptions of Cajun English speakers. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 41, 210-220.
  9. Papakyritsis, I. & Müller (2014). Perceptual and acoustic analysis of lexical stress in Greek speakers with dysarthria. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 28(7-8), 555-572.
  10. Papakyritsis, I. & Granese, A. (2013). Cross-linguistic study of vowel systems. In Ball, M. J. and Gibbon, F. (Eds.), Handbook of Vowels and Vowel Disorders. New York: Psychology Press. 186-206.
  11. Müller, N. & Papakyritsis, I. (2011). Segments, letters, and gestures: thoughts on doing and teaching phonetics and transcription. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 25, 11-12, 949-955.

 

RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Papakyritsis, I. Moutsiou, M., Patoura & I. Stamatopoulou, E. (2021). Acoustic and perceptual characteristics of esophageal speech in Greek speakers. Poster presentation, 14th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference, Glascow, UK, June, 2021.
  2. Papakyritsis, I. & Vasilaki, D. (2021). Acoustic and perceptual analysis of speaking rate modifications in elderly Greek speakers: Clinical implications. Poster presentation, 14th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference, Glascow, UK, June, 2021.
  3. Kastani, I. and Papakyritsis, I. (2019). Sonority theory and phonological awareness abilities of Greek preschool and school-aged children. Oral presentation, 2nd Scientific Conference of Speech and Language Therapy, Patras, Greece, 8-10 November 2019.
  4. Sylikou, M., Stavrianou, D. & Papakyritsis, I. (2019). Acoustic and Perceptual characteristics of Emotional Prosody in typical Greek speakers and Greek speakers with Dysarthria. Poster presentation, 2nd Scientific Conference of Speech and Language Therapy, Patras, Greece, 8-10 November 2019.
  5. Moutsiou, M., Patoura, I. Stamatopoulou, E. & Papakyritsis, I. (2019). Case studies of esophageal speakers for the acoustic analysis of prosodic and articulatory characteristics. Oral presentation, 2nd Scientific Conference of Speech and Language Therapy, Patras, Greece, 8-10 November 2019.
  6. Kriemadi, E., Nikolaou, E. & Papakyritsis, I. (2019) Sonority theory and phonological awareness abilities of Greek preschool and school-aged children with learning difficulties. Oral presentation, 2nd Scientific Conference of Speech and Language Therapy, Patras, Greece, 8-10 November 2019.
  7. Papakyritsis, I. (2019). Speech disorders following CVA. Oral Presentation, Hellenic Stroke Association Congress, Athens, Greece, 7-9 March.
  8. Papakyritsis, I., Karypidis, D. and Müller, N. (2012) Recovery of suprasegmental speech characteristics in a Greek patient with traumatic brain injury (TBI): An acoustic study. Oral presentation, 14th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference, Cork, Ireland, June 2012.
  9. Papakyritsis, I., and Müller, N. (2012). Production and perception of sibilants in a Greek adult with a functional speech disorder. Poster presentation, 14th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference, Cork, Ireland, June 2012.
  10. Müller, N., Ball, M. J., Powell, T. and Papakyritsis, I. (2012). Dusting off Gestural Phonology for the 21st century: The quest for a user-friendly gesture-based framework for the study of disordered speech. Oral presentation,14th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference, Cork, Ireland, June 2012.
  11. Papakyritsis, I. and Müller, N. (2011) Silence in the interactions of a Greek child with autism. Poster presentation, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference, San Diego, USA, November 2011.
  12. Müller, N., Ball, M. J., Keegan, L., Mok, Z., Papakyritsis, I., Granese, A. and Torres, N. (2011). Aphasic nonword jargon: A view from phonetics and gestural phonology. Oral Presentation, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Diego, USA, November 2011.
  13. Papakyritsis, I. and Ball, M. J. (2011). The use of intonation in Greek children with autism spectrum disorders: The case of polar questions. Poster presentation, International Child Phonology Conference, York, UK, June

CURRENT PROJECTS

  • 2020-2023: A Speech and Language Therapy Platform with Virtual Agent (Plan-V)
    https://planv-project.gr/index.html
  • 2019-2022: Language and Executive Function Intervention Strategies in Language Disorders (LeFIELD)