Peter Keates, DMA, CCC-SLP is the director of the Accent Modification Program in the John W. Keys Speech and Hearing Center. Dr. Keates began his career as a professor of voice and professional singer. He currently practices as a Speech-Language Pathologist licensed in the state of Oklahoma. He teaches Phonetics in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department in the College of Allied Health and has taught diction courses in English, French, Italian, and German. He has performed repertoire in Italian, Latin, German, French, Russian, Czech, Finnish, Spanish, and Mandarin and continues to perform professionally. After coaching singers in foreign language diction for many years and training accent modification in the clinic as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Dr. Keates offers a unique and exciting expertise in clinical accent modification.