Ewan Macpherson, PhD

Ewan Macpherson

Associate Professor

Room 2262B, Elborn College 
519 661-2111 x88072


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (Michigan)
  • PhD (Wisconsin-Madison)
  • MSc (Waterloo)
  • BSc (Queen's)

Academic Appointments

  • Graduate Program Chair - School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Hearing Science Field Leader - Graduate Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Spatial and binaural hearing by hearing impaired and normally hearing listeners
  • Effects of cochlear implant processing strategies on spatial hearing
  • Active sound localization via listener head movements
  • Application of virtual auditory space techniques to audiological research
  • Processing and representation of auditory space in the mammalian auditory system

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Macpherson EA & Sabin AT. (2013). Vertical-plane sound localization with distorted spectral cues. Hearing Research, 306, 76–92.

Research Affiliations

Teaching Areas

  • Hearing Science, Acoustics and Psychoacoustics
  • Binaural and Spatial Hearing
  • Cochlear Implants


  • Faculty of Health Sciences Recognition of Excellence in Teaching - 2011-12

Professional Activities

  • Acoustical Society of America, Psychological and Physiological Acoustics Technical Commitee 2013-16