Robert Mayo is a Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). He received his B.A. from George Washington University, his M.A. from The Ohio State University, and his Ph.D. from Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis). He completed a NIH postdoctoral fellowship in Craniofacial Anomalies at the University of North Carolina Craniofacial Center. His recent research and works have focused on public perceptions of persons who stutter, health disparities among populations with communication disorders, personnel preparation in communication sciences and disorders and communication wellness. Additional research has focused on public awareness of stuttering across cultures and modifying attitudes toward persons who stutter. He has served as a reviewer for American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools and is the former editor of Echo: The Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing. He teaches the graduate fluency disorders course and the professional issues and ethics course for the department. His clinical interests include fluency disorders, craniofacial anomalies, and voice disorders. He is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and received the Scholar-Mentor Award from the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing.