• Position: Department Chair, Professor
  • Department: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Campus Address: Health Professions Building 2186
  • Phone: 989-774-7293
  • Email: lehma1me@cmich.edu

  • CSD 278: Descriptive Phonetics
  • CSD 463: Introduction to Acoustic Phonetics
  • SLP 730: Experimental Studies in Communication Disorders
  • SLP 734: Acoustic Phonetics

Degrees and Universities:

A.B., University of Michigan, 1979 
A.M., University of Michigan, 1981
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1988

Professional Organizations:

Michigan Speech-Language Hearing Association
American Speech-Language Hearing Association


Naeve-Velguth, S., Hariprasad, D., & Lehman, M. (2004) A comparison of lecture and problem-based instructional formats for FM inservices. Journal of Educational Audiology, 12, ***-***.

Stewart, M., Scherer, J., & Lehman, M. (2003) Perceived effects of high frequency hearing loss in a farming population. Journal of American Academy of Audiology, 14, 100-108.

Ratcliff, A., Coughlin, S., & Lehman, M.E. (2002) Factors influencing rating of speech naturalness in AAC. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 18, 11-19.

Stewart, M., Pankiw, R., Lehman, M., & Simpson, T. (2002) Hearing loss and hearing handicap in users of recreational firearms. Journal of American Academy of Audiology, 13, 160-168.

Lehman, M.E. & Swartz, B.L. (2000) Electropalatographic and spectrographic descriptions of allophonic variants of /l/. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 90, 47-61.

Ratcliff, A., Sutton, B. & Lehman, M.E. (2009) Metrics for Comparing Three Word-Based Software Programs Used for Augmentative and Alternative Communication.  Accepted for publication in Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 29, *-*.

Stewart, M., Borer, S., & Lehman, M. (2009) Shooting habits of U.S. waterfowl hunters. Noise & Health, 11, 8 - 13

Miller, V., Stewart, M. & Lehman, M. (2007) Noise exposure levels for student musicians.  Medical problems of Performing Artists, 22,  160 -165.

Naeve-Velguth, S., Locke, M., Stewart, M., & Lehman, M., (2006) Comparison of lecture and computer-based methods for hearing conservation instruction:  implications for secondary education.  Journal of Educational Audiology, 13, 19 - 27.

Naeve-Velguth, S., Griffin, M., & Lehman, M., (2005) Child destress and the use of a teddy bear model during preschool audiologic screenings.  Journal of Educational Audiology, 12, 5 - 13.

Woods, S., Lehman, M., & Cooke, P. (2005) Ratings of speech naturalness of children ages 8-16 years.  Perceptual and Motor Skills, 100, 295 - 304.

Research Areas:

Speech science; dysarthria; speech perception; voice; speech physiology; speech naturalness; speech acoustics; statistics and research design.