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James Steiger

Jim Steiger

Associate Professor of Audiology

The University of Akron

Courses Taught

  • Diagnosis of Auditory Disorders
  • Audiologic Assessment
  • Medical Management of Auditory Disorders
  • Critical Analysis of Research I
  • History of Audiology
  • Introduction to Hearing and Speech Science

Research and Clinical Interests
Diagnostic Audiology


Saccone, P.A., Steiger, J.R. (2008). Hearing aid care protocol for audiology assistants. Audiology Today, 20(1), 34-37.

Steiger JR, Saccone, PA, Watson, KN. (2007) Assessment of Objective Pulsitile Tinnitus in a Patient with Syringohydromyelia. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 18: 197-206.

Saccone PA, Steiger JR. (2007) Hearing Handicap Among Residents of an Urban Homeless Shelter. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 18:161-172.

Steiger J. (2005) Signs of a maturing profession. Audiology Today, Volume 17(6), 10.

Steiger J. (2005) Audiologic Referral Criteria: Sample clinic guidelines.  Hearing Journal. Volume 58 (5), 38-42.

Steiger J, Hamill TA. (2004) The tinnitus clinical pathway.  Hearing Journal. Volume 57 (7), 26-28.

Hamill TA, Friedland E, Barton N, Hansel L, Lim G, Robinette M, Roupas T, Saccone P, & Steiger J. (2003)  Ethics Up Close: Common Dilemmas.  Advance for Audiologists. July/August 28-31.

Steiger JR, Saccone PA, Freeman BA, (2002) An oath for
audiology. Audiology Today. 14 (5)

Steiger JR. (1997) Valsalva shift among smokers and nonsmokers. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 8(4), 277-27.

Steiger JR, McGuiness K, Cicco LH. (1993) Hazardous chemicals
in audiology and dispensing offices. The Hearing Journal, 46 (10), 69-70.

Steiger JR, Downs D. (1993) Differential sensitivity for frequency
among speakers of a tone and a nontone language. Journal of Chinese
Linguistics, 21(1), 143-163.

Steiger JR, Downs D, Sommers RK. (1992) Contributions of the
fundamental, resolved harmonics, and unresolved harmonics to tone-
phoneme identification. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 36,

Steiger JR, Downs D, Sommers RK. (1992) Contributions of
subjective tone to tone-phoneme identification. Journal of
Psycholinguistic Research, 21(6), 511-524.