Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences: Faculty

Speech-Language Pathology

Timothy Meline
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, CCC-SLP
Phone: (409) 880-8176
E-mail: timeline@my.lamar.edu

  • Expertise: Child Language (pragmatics and reading); Research Methods

  • Teaching: Child language, voice disorders, fluency disorders (stuttering), research methods

  • Research: Research design and statistics, reading fluency, pragmatics

  • Recent Publications and manuscripts submitted:

    • Meline, T. (2006). Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Methods-Applications-Evaluation. Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall.

    • Meline, T. (2006). Selecting studies for meta-analysis: Inclusion and exclusion criteria. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders.

    • Meline, T. (2006). Evidence-based speech-language pathology (practice): What’s new? Perspectives on Language Learning and Education.

    • Meline, T. (manuscript in submission). Modeled versus paired reading effects on reading fluency: Mexican-American Third Graders. Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools.


  • Service Interests: CAA site visitor, Managing Editor of Tejas (Journal of the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
  • Personal Note:My writing focuses on research and evidence-based practice issues, and my research interests include language pragmatics and reading fluency.
    I am an Illinois native but have lived in the south for many years. I worked in rehabilitation in Florida and as a school speech-language pathologist in Illinois. I have been involved in higher education in Texas for 15 years.