Professor Seery has engaged in teaching, research, and clinical service related to stuttering for more than 25 years. She has worked professionally in school, hospital, and university settings. Seery provides active support to the Milwaukee Chapter of the National Stuttering Association. She received National Institutes of Health grant support for research in stuttering, has authored and coauthored multiple articles in scientific journals, has been an editorial consultant for several scientific journals, and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Communication Disorders. Currently, she serves as the Chairperson of the UWM Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.