About us Our people Voluntary Advisory Board Carol Flexer PhD, CCC-A; LSLS Cert. AVT Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Audiology, The University of Akron, Ohio Carol Flexer received her doctorate in audiology from Kent State University in 1982. She was at The University of Akron for 25 years as a Distinguished Professor of Audiology in the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Special areas of expertise include paediatric and educational audiology. She continues to lecture extensively nationally and internationally and has authored more than 150 publications. Dr. Flexer’s talks, seminars, and workshops focus on the development and expansion of listening, speaking and literacy skills in infants and children, including those with all degrees of hearing loss. She is licensed as an audiologist and holds the CCC/A and the LSLS Cert. AVT.