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Sherrill R. Morris Ph.D.

Sherrill Morris
Title: Chair and Associate Professor
Division: Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Unit: Speech-Language Pathology
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 323A
Office Phone: 815-753-1486
Office Fax: 815-753-9123

Courses Taught

  • AHCD 494: Workshop in Contemporary Research
  • COMD 221: Phonetics
  • COMD 671: Advanced Phonological Disorders


  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, Speech-Language Pathology


  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology


  • License to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Predictive assessments of future learning; treatment efficacy

Selected Publications 

Douglass, C. & Morris, S.R. (2014). Student perspectives on self-directed learning and assessment. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 14 (1), 13-25.

Morris, S. R. (2010) Clinical Application of Mean Babbling Level and Syllable Structure Level. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.

Morris, S. R. (2009) Reliability of Independent Measures of Phonology in the Assessment of Toddler's Speech. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools, 40, 46-52.

Johnson, B. J. & Morris, S.R. (2007) Clinical Implications of the Effects of Lexical Aspect and Phonology on Children’s Production of the Regular Past Tense. Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 23, 287-306.