Matt Walker, Au.D., is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington. After completing a summer research internship and a 2014-2015 postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University in the areas of tinnitus and psychoacoustics, he recognized a desire to pursue deeper knowledge in speech and hearing sciences. His goals are to foster diversity through service in leadership panels and to produce research relevant to the wider body of speech and hearing professionals. Matt enjoys serving in various mentoring and leadership roles at IU. His current research interests include tinnitus, clinical applications of psychoacoustics, and age-related hearing loss.