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Jim Barge

Experience and Interests

Teaching Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor, UW-Stevens Point (2023-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, UW-Stevens Point (2017-2023)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, UW-Stevens Point (2015)

Research Interests

  • Cognitive-Communication Disorders
  • Right Hemisphere Dysfunction

Professional Experience

  • Speech Pathologist
    • ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, Neenah, WI (2001-2017)



  • Member of Institutional Biosafety Committee
  • Diversity Task Force, School of Health Sciences and Wellness
  • Committee for designing introductory course for School of Health Sciences and Wellness
  • Scholarship Committee Chair, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Professional Memberships

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, Special Interest Group

Presentations and publications

Kayla Kopacz B.S., Jordan Armstrong B.S., James Barge M.S. Combatting Left Neglect Through Auditory Stimulation: A case Study. American Speech -Language-Hearing Association, 2019 National Conference-Poster Session

Fun Facts

Last book you read?

The Devil and the White City

Best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Be kind

What did you want to be when you were growing up?


Favorite Quote?

When you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain

What makes me most proud of my school?

Everyone sincerely cares about one another.
We get great students.

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

Affirming the student’s selection of career and school.

A piece of advice for students in your department?

Be prepared to realize that your education won’t end upon graduation.

Jim Barge
Clinical Associate Professor - Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Professional Studies Diversity Task Force

042B College of Professional Studies


M.S. in Communicative Disorders
UW-Stevens Point, 1997

B.S. in Communicative Disorders
UW-Stevens Point, 1995

B.S. in Political Science
UW-Stevens Point, 1989


CSD 724 - Neuromotor Speech Disorders
CSD 741 - Cognitive – Communication Disorders
CSD 793 - Graduate Practicum III
CSD 794 - Graduate Practicum III, IV