Dr. Fletcher

Assistant Professor
Office #: 
UNT Speech & Hearing Center, 216


Annalise Fletcher, Ph.D., joined the Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology faculty at UNT in 2018. She earned her Ph.D. in Speech and Language Sciences from the University of Canterbury in 2016 and completed further post-doctoral training at the New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain, and Behaviour. Her research examines neurological speech disorders, with a focus on the development of objective tools for measuring speech therapy outcomes.

Dr. Fletcher currently teaches graduate courses in neurological speech disorders, voice disorders, medical aspects of speech pathology, and research methods.


A selection of Dr. Fletcher’s recent publications is listed below:

Fletcher, A. R., Wisler, A. A., McAuliffe, M.J., Lansford, K.L., Liss, J.M. (2017) Predicting Intelligibility Gains in Dysarthria through Automated Speech Feature Analysis. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(11), 3058-3068. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/10.1044/2017_JSLHR-S-16-0453

Fletcher, A., McAuliffe, M., Lansford, K., Sinex, D., & Liss, J. (2017). Predicting Intelligibility Gains in Individuals with Dysarthria from Baseline Speech Features. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 60(11), 3043-3057. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/10.1044/2016_JSLHR-S-16-0218

Fletcher, A., & McAuliffe, M. (2017). Examining Variation in Treatment Outcomes among Speakers with Dysarthria. Seminars in Speech and Language, 38(03), 191-199. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1602838

Fletcher, A. R., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L., & Liss, J. M. (2017). Assessing Vowel Centralization in Dysarthria: A Comparison of Methods. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(2), 341-354. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/10.1044/2016_JSLHR-S-15-0355

McAuliffe, M. J., Fletcher, A. R., Kerr, S. E., O'Beirne, G. A., & Anderson, T. (2017). Effect of Dysarthria Type, Speaking Condition, and Listener Age on Speech Intelligibility. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26(1), 113-123. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/10.1044/2016_AJSLP-15-0182

Fletcher, A. R., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L., & Liss, J. M. (2015). The relationship between speech segment duration and vowel centralization in a group of older speakers. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(4), 2132-2139. https://asa.scitation.org/doi/10.1121/1.4930563


More information about Dr. Fletcher can be found in the Faculty Information System.