Dr. Koehnke received her B.S. in Communication Disorders from the University of Massachusetts, her M.A. in Audiology from the State University of New York in Geneseo, and her Ph.D. in Communication Sciences from the University of Connecticut. She then completed a three year NIH post-doctoral fellowship with the Sensory Communication group in the Research Laboratory of Electronics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1998 she was awarded a National Research Council Senior Research Fellowship from NSF to conduct spatial hearing research at the US Army Research Laboratory in Aberdeen, MD. In 2012 she was named a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.