Paul Cooke

Faculty Fellow, Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders

“Sharing my personal and professional experience with the graduate students at Saint Mary’s College is an honor.  The freedom to integrate faith based concepts in the classroom is a blessing that enhances the material; and allows classroom interaction to model a life of faith as well as the clinician-client relationship.”


PhD, Purdue University      
MS, Purdue University
BS, Michigan State University

Research Interests

Fluency Disorders
Stress Management
Transfer and Maintenance of Behaviors

Graduate Courses Taught

SLP 517 Fluency Disorders

SLP 521 Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Conditions

SLP 525 Counseling in Communication Disorders

Professional Experience

Saint Mary’s College, Adjunct Professor, 2016 – present
Michigan State University, Professor Emeritus, 1977 – 2014                                                                      

Professional Memberships

  • ASHA Specialty Recognition in Fluency Disorders
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy


October 2017, Peak Performance: One minute to relax, renew, and refocus (MSU CSD M.A. graduate students)
July 2017, Essentials for Lasting Change (Doncaster Stammering Association, Doncaster, England)
June 2017, Setting the Stage for Behavior Change (General Motors – Wixom, MI)
July 2016, Self-Esteem (Doncaster Stammering Association, Doncaster, England)
November 2015, Fluency Shaping Techniques for Those Who Stutter  (Elmhurst College)
July 2015,  A Cognitive Shift for PWS (Doncaster Stammering Association, Doncaster, England)
February 2015, The Cooke Book Approach: a recipe for communication change for PWS (Saint Mary’s College)
June 2014,  Peak Performance in the Workplace: one minute to relearn, renew, and refocus (American Automobile Association (AAA), Dearborn, MI)