• Position: Department Chair, Professor
  • Department: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Campus Address: 2173 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-7293
  • Email: lehma1me@cmich.edu
  • Courses: CDO 278 Descriptive Phonetics CDO 463 Introduction to Acoustic Phonetics CDO 730 Experimental Studies in Communication Disorders
    CDO 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.