Kenneth O. St. Louis, PhDProfessor and Director of the Laboratory for Fluency Disorders
West Virginia University
College of Education and Human Services
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Kenneth St. Louis is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, where he has served for nearly 35 years. A mostly recovered stutterer, he has devoted his career to the understanding and treatment of stuttering. As a WVU faculty member, he teaches, carries out research, and treats (along with his students) individuals with this disorder. Along the way, he became interested in the related fluency disorder known as cluttering, and has made numerous contributions in that area as well. St. Louis is a WVU Benedum Scholar and first recipient of the Deso Weiss Award for Excellence in Cluttering. Beginning with a stint in the Peace Corps in Turkey, St. Louis has extensive international interest and experience. He has an honorary doctorate from SouthWest University in Bulgaria and currently collaborates with students and faculty at Anadolu University in Turkey.