Cynthia Fowler, Ph.D., CCC-A

Position title: Professor


Phone: (608) 262-6483

382 Goodnight Hall
1975 Willow Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Cynthia Fowler, Ph.D., CCC-A

Introduction Video


B.A., Emory University – Atlanta
M.A., Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Courses Taught

CD 858 Physiological Assessment of the Auditory System I
CD 859 Physiological Assessment of the Auditory System I Lab
CD 860 Physiological Assessment of the Auditory System II
CD 861 Physiological Assessment of the Auditory System II Lab
CD 862 Auditory and Vestibular Pathologies II
CD 849 Geriatric Diagnostics/Rehabilitation
CD 921 Seminar: Problems in Audiology

Research Statement

Dr. Fowler’s research addresses auditory evoked potentials and aging, with special emphases on binaural processes and correspondence with psychophysical function.

Representative Publications

Fowler, C.G. & Leigh-Paffenroth, E. (2006). Hearing. In Encyclopedia of Gerontology, 2nd Edition. Kidlington, Oxford, UK: Elsevier Ltd.

Leigh-Paffenroth, E. & Fowler, C.G. (2006) Amplitude modulated auditory steady state responses in younger and older listeners. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 17 (8): 582-597

Fowler, C.G. (2004). Electrophysiological evidence for binaural processing in auditory evoked potentials: The binaural interaction component. Seminars in Hearing. 25(1):39-50.

Torre, P, Mattison, J. A., Fowler, C. G., Lane, M. A., Roth, G. S., & Ingram D.K. (2004). Assessment of auditory function in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta): Effects of age and calorie restriction. Neurobiology of Aging. 25(7): 945-54.