Brad Rakerd, Michigan State University
Brad Rakerd is currently a Professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders. He is a former Chairperson of that department and a former Director of its Oyer Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. Dr. Rakerd’s research interests include spatial hearing, hearing disorders, hearing aid fitting, and the perception of speech. He is a consultant to MATRIX regarding its digitization and preservation of oral history records, and he has worked with MATRIX to develop a series of tutorials about sound and its recording.
- Microphones and Room Effects: Audio Exemplars and Some Recommendations for Enhancing the Quality of Oral History Recordings, Brad Rakerd
- On Making Oral Histories More Accessible to Persons with Hearing Loss, Brad Rakerd (Forthcoming, Oral History Review Volume 40 Issue 1 Summer:Fall 2013, Oxford University Press)
- Speech in Quiet and Speech in Noise: Audio Exemplars and Some Recommendations for Enhancing the Quality of Oral History Recordings, Brad Rakerd
- Oral History In the Digital Age: The Imperative for Rethinking Best Practices based on a Survey of the Field(s), Steve Cohen, Brad Rakerd, Dean Rehberger, & Doug Boyd.