Faculty and Staff Profiles

EUGENE H. BUDER, Ph.D.
Assoc Professor, School of Comm Sci and Disorders
Email: ehbuder@memphis.edu
Office Location: 4033 Community Health Building
Office Hours: by appointment
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Faculty member since 1996

Director of the Social Interaction Lab

Coordinator of the Phonetics Lab

Collaborator in the Speech Science, Infant Vocalization, and Bilingualism Labs

          Research Interests:

    • Acoustics and Physiology of Speech and Voice
    • Conversational Interaction
    • Infant Vocal Development
    • Acoustic Phonetics

Teaching Interests:

    • Speech science
    • Acoustic phonetics
    • Digital signal/Dynamic Systems applications in speech and hearing sciences
    • Clinical Instrumentation
    • Phonetic Transcription
             

Additional Information

Funded Research:

Co-Investigator on NIH/NIDCD R01 DC011027,  D. K. Oller PI

Early Vocal Development and Prediction of Autism



Education
  • A.B. Special Concentration - Harvard College - 1980
  • M.Ed. Education and Anthropology - University of Alberta - 1985
  • Ph.D. Comm. Arts and Comm. Disorders - University of Wisconsin-Madison - 1991
Books Published
  • Buder, E. H., Kent, R. D., Kent, J. F., Milenkovic, P., & Workinger, M. (1996). FORMOFFA: An automated formant, moment, fundamental frequency, amplitude analysis of normal and disordered speech. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 10, 31–54. Reprinted in (1998) M. Cannito, K. Yorkston, & D. Beukelman (Eds.), Neuromotor Speech Disorders: Nature, Assessment, and Management (pp. 181–209). Baltimore, MD: Paul Brooks.
  • Buder, E. H. (1996). Experimental phonology with acoustic phonetic methods: Formant measures from child speech. In B. Bernhardt, J. Gilbert, & D. Ingram (Eds.), Proceedings of the UBC International Conference on Phonological Acquisition (pp. 254–265), Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Buder, E. H. (1996). Dynamics of speech processes in dyadic interaction. In J. Watt & C. A. Van Lear, Jr. (Eds.), Dynamic Patterns in Communication Processes (pp. 301–325), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Masterson, J., Buder, E. H., & Long, S. (1998). Instrumentation in clinical phonology. In Bernthal, J. & Bankson, N. (Eds.), Articulation and phonological disorders, 4th ed. (pp. 378–406) Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Green J., Buder, E. H., Rodda, P., & Moore, C. A. (1998). Reliability of measurements across several acoustic voice analysis systems. In M. Cannito, K. Yorkston, & D. Beukelman (Eds.), Neuromotor Speech Disorders: Nature, Assessment, and Management (pp. 275–292). Baltimore, MD: Paul Brooks.
  • Buder, E. H. (2000). Acoustic analysis of voice quality: A tabulation of algorithms 1902–1990. In R. D. Kent & M. J. Ball (Eds.), Voice Quality Measurement (pp. 119–244). San Diego, CA: Singular Publishing Group.
  • Buder, E. H. (2004). Acoustic assessment of voice. In R. D. Kent (Ed.), MIT encyclopedia of communication disorders (pp. 3-6). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Buder, E. H. (2006). Ch. 8: Voice production and dysfunction in motor speech disorders. In G. Weismer, (Ed.), Motor speech disorders: Essays for Ray Kent. Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA, pp. 121-150.  
  • Buder, E.H., Cannito, M.P. (2009). Acoustic assessment of vocal fold function. In A. Blitzer, M. Brin, & L. Ramig (Eds.). Neurological disorders of the larynx, 2nd Ed. Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., New York, NY.
  • Buder, E.H., Warlaumont, A.S., & Oller, D.K. (2013). An acoustic phonetic catalog of prespeech vocalizations from a developmental perspective. In B. Peter & A.A.N. MacLeod (Eds.), Comprehensive perspectives on child speech development and disorders: pathways from linguistic theory to clinical practice. Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 103-134.
  • Buder, E.H., Jarmulowicz, L., & Oller, D.K. (2013). Acquisition of the English Voicing Contrast by Native Spanish-Speaking Children: Phonological Development in Voice Onset Times. In B. Peter & A.A.N. MacLeod (Eds.), Comprehensive perspectives on child speech development and disorders: pathways from linguistic theory to clinical practice. Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 326-342.
Journal Articles
  • Buder, E. H. (1986). Coherence of speech rhythms in conversations: Autocorrelation analysis of fundamental voice frequency. Toronto Semiotic Circle Monograph, 1986(2). Toronto: Toronto Semiotic Circle.
  • Read, C., Buder, E. H., & Kent, R. D. (1990). Speech analysis systems: A survey. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 33, 363–374.
  • Buder, E. H. (1990). Fractals and phonetics. AAPS Newsletter, 17 (1), 10–16.
  • Buder, E. H. (1991). A nonlinear dynamic model of social interaction. Communication Research, 18, 174–198.
  • Read, C., Buder, E. H., & Kent, R. D. (1992). Speech analysis systems: An evaluation. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 35, 314–332.
  • Buder, E. H., & Strand, E. A. (1993). Phonatory instability in ALS dysarthria: A case study. The Journal of The Acoustical Society of America, 94, 1782 (abstract).
  • Strand, E. A., Buder, E. H., Yorkston, K., & Ramig, L. (1994). Differential phonatory characteristics of four women with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Voice, 8, 327–339.
  • Stoel-Gammon, C., Williams, K., & Buder, E. H. (1994). Cross-language differences in phonological acquisition: Swedish and American /t/. Phonetica, 51, 146–158. (Reprinted in Phonetic Experimental Research, XVIII, 21–38; Institute of Linguistics, University of Stockholm, 1994).
  • Buder, E. H., Williams, K., & Stoel-Gammon, C. (1995). Characterizing the “adult target”: Acoustic studies of Swedish American English /t/ and /p/. In K. Elenius & P. Branderud (Eds.), The Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Vol. 3, pp. 400–403), Stockholm: KTH and Stockholm University.
  • Stoel-Gammon, C., Buder, E. H., & Kehoe, M. (1995). Acquisition of vowel duration: A comparison of English and Swedish. In K. Elenius & P. Branderud (Eds.), The Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Vol. 4, pp. 30–37), Stockholm: KTH and Stockholm University.
  • Buder, E. H., Hartelius, L., & Strand, E. A. (1995). Phonatory instabilities in ALS and MS dysarthrias: Graphic and quantitative analyses. In K. Elenius & P. Branderud (Eds.), The Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Vol. 4, pp. 472–475), Stockholm: KTH and Stockholm University.
  • Kehoe, M., Stoel-Gammon, C. K., & Buder, E. H. (1995). Acoustic correlates of stress in young children’s speech. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 38, 338–350.
  • Sussman, H., Minifie, F., Buder, E. H., Stoel-Gammon, C., & Smith, J. (1996) Consonant-vowel interdependencies in babbling and early words: Preliminary examination of a locus approach. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 39, 424–433.
  • Buder, E. H., Kent, R. D., Kent, J. F., Milenkovic, P., & Workinger, M. (1996). FORMOFFA: An automated formant, moment, fundamental frequency, amplitude analysis of normal and disordered speech. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 10, 31–54.
  • Hartelius, L., Buder, E. H., & Strand, E. A. (1997). Long-term phonatory instability in individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 40, 1056–1072.
  • Buder, E. H., & Eriksson, A. (1997). Prosodic cycles and interpersonal synchrony in American English and Swedish. In G. Kokkinakis, N. Fakotakis, & E. Dermatas (Eds.), Eurospeech ’97 Proceedings (Vol. 1, pp. 235–238), Grenoble, FR: European Speech Communication Association.
  • Stoel-Gammon, C., & Buder, E. H. (1998). The effects of postvocalic voicing on the duration of high front vowels in Swedish and American English: Developmental data. In P. K. Kuhl & L. A. Crum (Eds.), Proceedings, 16th International Congress on Acoustics and 135th Meeting Acoustical Society of America (Vol. 4, pp. 2989–2990). Woodbury, NY: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Buder, E. H., & Stoel-Gammon, C. (1998). Acquisition of language-specific word-initial unvoiced stops: VOT, intensity, and spectral shape in American English and Swedish. In P. K. Kuhl & L. A. Crum (Eds.), Proceedings, 16th International Congress on Acoustics and 135th Meeting Acoustical Society of America (Vol. 4, pp. 2987–2988). Woodbury, NY: Acoustical Society of America.
  • Becker, M. L., Buder, E. H., & Ward, J. P. (1998, June). Vocalizations associated with mother-infant interactions in the small-eared Bushbaby (Otolemur Garnettii). American Journal of Primatology, 45, 166–167.
  • Buder, E. H., Cannito, M. P., Taylor, M. L., Woodson, G. E., & Murry, T. (1999). Assessment of BOTOX effects on Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia using LTAS guided analysis. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 105, 1246.
  • Becker, M., Buder, E. H., & Ward, J. (1999). Description of the growl vocalization in small-eared Bushbaby mothers, Otolemur garnettii. American Journal of Primatology, 49, 32.
  • Hartelius, L., & Buder, E. H. (1999). Phonatory characteristics in individuals with multiple sclerosis with and without cerebellar symptomatology. In H. Schutte, P. Dejonckere, H. Leezenberg, B. Mondelaers, & H. F. Peters (Eds.), Proceedings of the XXIVth World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (Vol. 2, 602–605). Nijmegan, the Netherlands: Nijmegan University Press.
  • Stoel-Gammon, C., & Buder, E. H. (1999). Vowel length, post-vocalic voicing and VOT in the speech of two-year-olds. In J. J. Ohala, Y. Hasegawa, M. Ohala, D. Granville, & A. C. Bailey (Eds.), Proceedings of the XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Vol. 3, 2485–2488). Dept. of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley: Berkeley, CA.
  • Buder, E. H., & Eriksson, A. (1999). Time-series analysis of conversational prosody for the identification of rhythmic units. In J. J. Ohala, Y. Hasegawa, M. Ohala, D. Granville, & A. C. Bailey (Eds.), Proceedings of The XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Vol. 2, 1071–1074). Dept. of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley: Berkeley, CA.
  • Becker, M. L., Buder, E. H., & Ward, J. P. (2000). Investigating communicative functions of vocalization patterns in Otolemur garnettii mothers and infants [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 35 (3–4 Sp Iss).
  • Buder, E. H., Becker, M. L., & Ward, J. P. (2000). Zoophonetics: Validating the communicative structure of primate vocalizations [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 35 (3–4 Sp Iss), 142.
  • Becker, M., Wheetley, K., Buder, E. H., Price, M., & Ward, J. (2001). Spectrographic evidence of Bushbaby pillow talk [Abstract]. American Journal of Primatology, 54, 84.
  • Ramig, L., Gray, S., Baker, K., Corbin-Lewis, K., Buder, E. H., Luschei, E., Coon, H., & Smith, M. (2001). The aging voice: A review, treatment data and familial and genetic perspectives. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 53, 252-265.
  • Buder, E. H., & Stoel-Gammon, C. (2002). American and Swedish children's acquisition of vowel duration: effects of vowel identity and final stop voicing. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 111, 1854-1864.
  • Buder, E. H. (2002). Review of Forensic Voice Identification, by H. Hollien. Doody’s Review Service (on-line). Available: http://www.doody.com.
  • Buder, E. H., & Strand, E. (2003). Quantitative and graphic acoustic analysis of phonatory modulations: The modulogram. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 46, 475-490.
  • Becker, M. L., Buder, E. H., & Ward, J. P. (2003). Spectrographic description of vocalizations in captive Garnett’s Greater Bush Baby (Otolemur garnettii). International Journal of Primatology, 24, 415-446.
  • Buder, E. H., & Wolf, T. (2003). Instrumental and perceptual evaluations of two related Singers. Journal of Voice, 17, 228-244.
  • Buder, E.H., Oller, K., & Magoon, J.C. (2003). Vocal Intensity and phonatory regimes in the development of infant protophones. In M. J. Solé & D. Recasans & J. Romero (Eds.), Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Adelaide, Australia: Causal Productions.
  • Becker, M. L., Buder, E. H., Bakeman, R., Price, M. D., & Ward, J. P. (2003). Quantitative evidence for structured communication between mother and infant in the small-eared bushbaby, Otolemur garnettii. Folia Primatologica, 74, 301-311.
  • Buder, E. H., Parham, D. F., & Stoel-Gammon, C. (2003). Sensitivity of spectral moments to Swedish dental versus American English alveolar word-initial /t/ bursts. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113, 2329.
  • Buder, E.H. (2004). Subharmonic phonation: Measurement issue or descriptive object? Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders, 14(1), 8-12.
  • Adler, C. H., Bansberg, S. F., Hentz, J. G., Ramig, L. O., Buder, E. H., White, K., Edwards, B. W., Krein-Jones, K., & Caviness, J. N. (2004). Botulinum toxin type A for treating voice tremor. Archives of Neurology, 61, 1416-1420.
  • Tanner, K., Roy, N., Ash, A., & Buder, E.H. (2005). Spectral moments of the long-term average spectrum: Sensitive indices of voice improvement after voice therapy? Journal of Voice, 119, 211-222.
  • Cannito, M.P., Buder, E.H., & Chorna, L. B. (2005). Spectral amplitude measures of spasmodic dysphonic speech. Journal of Voice, 19, 391-410.
  • Buder, E. H. (2005). The acoustics of nasality: Steps towards a bridge to source literature. Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, 15(1), 4-8.
  • Edrington, J.L., Buder, E.H., Jarmulowicz, L. (2007). Hesitations in third grader’s productions of derived words. In J. Trouvain, J. & Barry, W.J. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarland University, Germany, pp. 1097-1100.
  • Buder, E. H., Chorna, L. B., Oller, D. K., & Robinson, R. B. (2008). Vibratory Regime Classification of Infant Phonation. Journal of Voice, 22, 553-564.  
  • Buder, E. H., & Edrington, J. L. (2008). Conversational prosodic interactivity when one partner has aphasia. In P. A. Barbosa, S. Madureira & C. Reis (Eds.), Speech Prosody 2008 Conference (pp. 501-504). Campinas, Brazil: Editora RG/CNPq.  
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Kozma, R., & Dale, R. (2008). Analysis of infant vocalizations using a self-organizing map [Abstract]. In B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 1391). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.  
  • Oller, D.K., Nathani Iyer, S., Buder, E.H., Kwon, K., Chorna, L., & Conway, K. (2008). Diversity and contrastivity in prosodic and syllabic development. In J. Trouvain, J. & Barry, W.J. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarland University, Germany.
  • Dressler, R.A., Buder, E.H., & Cannito, M.P. (2009). Rhythmic patterns during conversational repairs in speakers with aphasia. Aphasiology, 23, 731-748. 
  • Edrington, J.L., Buder, E.H., & Jarmulowicz, L. (2009). Hesitation patterns in third grade children’s derived word productions. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 23, 348-74.
  • Warlaumont, A.S., Oller D.K., Buder, E.H., Dale, R., & Kozma, R. (2010). Data-driven automated acoustic analysis of human infant vocalizations uing neural network tools. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 2563-2577.
  • Buder, E.H., Warlaumont, A.S., Oller, D.K., & Chorna, L.B. (2010). Dynamic indicators of mother-infant prosodic and illocutionary coordination. In Proceedings of  the Speech Prosody 2010 Conference
  • Parham, D.F., Buder, E.H., Oller, D.K., & Boliek, C.A. (2011). Syllable-related breathing behaviors in infants in the second year of life. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 54, 1039-1050.
  • Cannito, M., Hough, M., Dressler, R. & Buder, E.H. (2011) Speech sound disorders associated with aphasia. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie, 17, 74.
  • Cannito, M.P., Buder, E.H., Chorna, L.B., & Dressler, R. (2012). Acoustic measures of phonation during connected speech in Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia. Otolaryngology, S1-003, doi: 10.4172/2161-119X.S1-003.
  • Ramsdell, H.L., Oller, D.K., Buder, E.H., Ethington, C.A., Chorna, L. (2012). Identification of Prelinguistic Phonological Categories. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 55, 1626-1639.
  • Warlaumont, A.S., Westermann, G., Buder, E.H., Oller, D.K., (2013). Prespeech motor learning in a neural network using reinforcement. Neural Networks, 38, 64-75. doi: 10.1016/j.neunet.2012.11.
  • Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Ramsdell, H., Warlaumont, A. S., Chorna, L. B., & Bakeman, R. (2013). Functional flexibility of infant vocalization and the emergence of language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110, 6318-6323. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1300337110
  • Saleheen, N., Chakraborty, S., Ali, N., Rahman, M. M., Hossain, S. M., Bari, R., Buder, E., Srivastava, M., Kumar, S. (2016). mSieve: Differential behavioral privacy in time series of mobile sensor data. Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, pp. 706-717. doi: 10.1145/2971648.2971753.
  • Vincini, S., Jhang, Y., Buder, E., & Gallagher, S. (2017). An unsettled debate: Key empirical and theoretical questions are still open. Brain & Behavioral Sciences, 40, e401
  • Vincini, S., Jhang, Y., Buder, E., & Gallagher, S. (2017). Neonatal imitation: Theory, experimental design, and significant for the field of social cognition. Frontiers in Psychology, 8.
  • Buder, E.H., McDaniel, V., Oller, D. K., Bene, E. R., & Ladmirault, J. (2019). Registers in infant phonation. Journal of Voice, 33(3), 382.e21-382.e32.
  • Bari, R., Adams, R.J., Rahman, M.M., Parsons, M.B., Buder, E.H., & Kumar, S. (2018). rConverse: Moment by moment conversation detection using a mobile respiration sensor. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable, and Ubiquitous Technologies, 2.1, 1-27
  • Alharbi, G.G., Cannito, M.P., Buder, E.H., & Awan, S.N. Spectral/Cepstral analyses of phonation in Parkinson’s disease before and after voice treatment: A preliminary study. (2019) Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 71(5-6, 275-285.
  • Yoo, H., Buder, E. H., Bowman, D. D., Bidelman, G. M., & Oller, D. K. (2019). Acoustic correlates and adult perceptions of distress in infant speech-like vocalizations and cries. Frontiers in psychology, 10, 1154.
  • Oller, D. K., Caskey, M., Yoo, H., Bene, E. R., Jhang, Y., Lee, C. C., Bowman, D. D., Long, H. L., Buder, E. H. & Vohr, B. (2019). Preterm and full term infant vocalization and the origin of language. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 14734. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-51352-0.
  • Constantino, C. D., Eichorn, N., Buder, E. H., Beck, J. G., & Manning, W. H. (2020). The speaker's experience of stuttering: Measuring spontaneity. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(4), 983-1001.
  • Bari, R., Rahman, M. M., Saleheen, N., Parsons, M. B., Buder, E. H., & Kumar, S. (2020). Automated Detection of Stressful Conversations Using Wearable Physiological and Inertial Sensors. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 4(4), 1-23.
  • Cannito, M., Roussel, N., Tetnowski, J., Schiller, K., LeDoux, M., Buder, E., Royal-Evans, C., & Narayana, S. (2020). Effect of Combined Modality Treatment on Sustained Phonation in Parkinson’s Disease. Movement Disorders Vol. 35: Suppl 1, p. 876 (Abstract).
  • Alharbi, G. G., Cannito, M. P., Buder, E. H., & Awan, S. N. (2021). Spectral/cepstral analyses of connected speech in Parkinson’s disease as compared with sustained phonation before and after voice treatment. Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders, 6, 89-103.
  • Carter, J. A., Buder, E. H., & Bidelman, G. (2021). Nonlinear dynamics in auditory cortical activity reveal the neural basis of perceptual warping in speech categorization. bioRxiv.