Professor Emerita • Research Professor, Institute of Cognitive Science
Speech Language & Hearing Sciences


Ph.D., Audiology and Hearing Impairment, Northwestern University, 1983
M.A., Education of the Hearing Impaired, Northwestern University, 1974
B.A., Psychology, University of Southern California, 1972

Regional and Thematic Interests

East Asia


Dr. Christine Yoshinaga-Itanois a Professor of Audiology in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Institute of Cognitive Science, Center for Neurosciences at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Department of Otolaryngology and Audiology at the University of Colorado, Denver and the Marion Downs Hearing Center. Dr. Yoshinaga-Itano is both a teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing and an audiologist. Dr. Yoshinaga-Itano has assisted many state departments of education and public health agencies, schools for the deaf and blind, and early intervention programs throughout the United States and its territories.  In addition, she has served as a consultant for many countries currently developing their early hearing detection and intervention programs, including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, Korea, Belgium, Poland, Spain, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Netherlands, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Thailand, Philippines, and South Africa.