Caryn Herring M.S., CCC-SLP

Caryn Herring

Ph.D. Student

  • Communicative Sciences & Disorders


Caryn Herring, M.S., CCC-SLP is a person who stutters, speech-language pathologist, and a doctoral student at Michigan State University. She received her B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Pittsburgh with a certificate in American Sign Language, and her M.S. in Speech-Language Hearing Sciences from Purdue University.

Caryn has worked clinically with children and adults who stutter and was the SLP at SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young for 5 years. Caryn is on the board of directors of Friends – The National Association of Young People Who Stutter and co-hosts the StutterTalk B-Team Podcast. She is also actively involved in the National Stuttering Association, serving as a chapter leader for 7 years.

Research and Teaching

Caryn teaches the Introduction to CSD course at MSU and has previously taught at The University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University. Caryn has also served as a clinical supervisor at both MSU and Duquesne University. 

Caryn’s research interests include the process of desensitization and reducing the adverse cognitive and affective components of stuttering. She is interested in implementing systematic exposure therapy by using varying degrees of voluntary stuttering. 


Byrd, C., Herring, C., Croft, R., Frankford, S., Saad, S., Salvo, H., & Winters, K. (2020, June). New Frontiers in Stuttering Research: A Doctoral Student Panel Discussion. Invited online webinar for “The Stuttering Foundation of America.”

Yaruss, J. S., Reeves, N., & Herring, C. (2018). How speech–language pathologists can minimize bullying of children who stutter. Seminars in Speech and Language, 39(4), 342-355.

Herring, C., Tichenor, S., Constantino, C., Hertsberg Rodgers, N., Jackson, E. S., Boyle, M., & Palasik, S. (2018). Attempts to bridge the divide between stuttering therapy, self-help, and science: A panel discussion. Seminar presented at the annual conference of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA. 

Herring, C., Millager, R. A., & Yaruss, J. S. (2018) Longitudinal outcomes following participation in a summer camp for children who stutter. Poster presented at the Inaugural Joint World Congress of the International Cluttering Association (ICA), International Fluency Association (IFA) and International Stuttering Association (ISA), Hiroshima, Japan. 

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