Plural Publishing Announces Release of ‘Disorders of the Auditory System, Second Edition’

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — The newly released second edition of Disorders of the Auditory System reflects the combined efforts of renowned audiologists and otologists to provide the reader with both the audiologic and medical aspects of auditory dysfunction associated with disorders of the peripheral and central auditory system.

This book includes numerous insightful case studies covering both classic and unique clinical presentations that will provide informative reading for students and professionals in the fields of audiology, otology, and neurology. The book also includes color images of video otoscopy.


New to the Second Edition:

  • Coverage of additional auditory disorders, including meningitis, cytomegalovirus, enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome, and barotrauma
  • New case studies
  • Updated references and resources
  • Access to a PluralPlus companion website for instructors that includes PowerPoint lecture slides and the color images from the text


Book Details

Title: Disorders of the Auditory System, Second Edition | Authors: Frank E. Musiek, Jennifer B. Shinn, Jane A. Baran, Raleigh O. Jones | Published: 3/19/2020 | ISBN: 978-1-59756-715-2 |


About The Authors

Frank E. Musiek, PhD, CCC-A, is Professor and Director of the NeuroAudiology Lab, Dept. of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences University of Arizona. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and former Professor and Director of Audiology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Musiek is also the Editor of Pathways at Hearing Health & Technology Matters.

Jennifer B. Shinn, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA is board certified in Audiology through both the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology. She currently holds an appointment as Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky in the Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery. Additionally, she is the Chief of Audiology and Resident Research Director. She has a broad experience in a variety of areas of audiology, including advanced diagnostics and neuroaudiology, with particular emphasis on diagnosis of auditory processing disorders and subsequent (re)habilitation. She has published both peer reviewed articles as well as book chapters in the above named areas. Her presentation record in these areas includes state, national, and international levels. 

Jane A. Baran, PhD is Professor Emerita in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Baran is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the 2001 Recipient of the Clinical Educators Award from the American Academy of Audiology, a 2005 Recipient of a Recognition Award for Special Contributions to Higher Education from ASHA, and the 2013 Recipient of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology Editor’s Award. She also is one of a select group of scholars to receive the Carnegie National Scholar Fellowship Award from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning. 

Raleigh O. Jones, MD is Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Otolaryngology Residency Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hospitals. He completed a fellowship in Neurotology at the Ear Research Foundation of Florida and has specialized in the medical and surgical treatment of patients with disorders of hearing and balance. He has authored over 30 articles and 8 book chapters and has been awarded several teaching awards.


About Plural Publishing, Inc.

Plural Publishing produces leading academic, scientific and clinical publications in the fields of speech-language pathology, audiology, otolaryngology, and professional singing. Plural Publishing, Inc. aims to fill a space in the field of communication sciences and disorders with high-quality publications written by world-class experts in order to improve and enhance the knowledge base of each profession, from the classroom to clinical practice. Plural Publishing prioritizes the intellectual growth of the disciplines it serves and strives to improve and advance these fields through its publications.