communication sciences

Patrizia Bonaventura

Assistant Professor

Communication Sciences & Cognitive Science

Ph.D., Speech and Hearing Sciences 2003

The Ohio State University


Patrizia Bonaventura, Ph.D., a speech scientist and phonetician, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences, with a secondary appointment in Cognitive Sciences. She teaches courses in phonetics and phonology, speech science, instrumental measurements, linguistics and research methods. Dr. Bonaventura has previously worked on phonetic modeling for speech synthesis and recognition; her current research focuses on speech disorders that affect coordination of articulatory organs, on biomechanics of tongue movements in deglutition and on affective, cognitive and linguistic factors that impact on the production of prosody. She directs the CWRU Cognitive Phonetics Lab (CPL) and the Laboratory for Applied Research in Cognitive Semiotics (LARCS).


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Contact Information

Office: CHSC 314
Phone: (216) 368-0056


  • COSI 211 : Phonetics and phonology
  • COSI 453 : Articulatory and phonological disorders
  • COSI 321/421: Speech and hearing science
  • COSI 497: Methods of research
  • COSI 302/402: Instrumental measurements in speech science
  • COSI 355: Introduction to Linguistics