Jamie Hartwell

Assistant Professor
Office: Speech and Hearing Building, Room 120-F
Phone: 409-880-8174
Email: jamie.hartwell@lamar.edu


  • Ph.D. in Applied Language & Speech Sciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2015
  • M.S. in Communicative Disorders, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 2009
  • B.S. in Communicative Disorders, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 2007


Neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders, qualitative research methodologies

Board Certification/Licensure

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Louisiana state license
  • Texas state license

Professional Affiliations

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Teaching Experience

  • Anatomy & Physiology for speech-language pathology (undergraduate)
  • Dysphagia (graduate)
  • Motor Speech Disorders (graduate)

Research Interests

  • Social implications of restrictive diets in individuals with dysphagia
  • Co-construction of conversation in aphasia
  • Therapeutic interactions between providers and clients with communicative disorders
  • Structure of social interaction in long-term care facilities

Recent Publications

  • Damico, J.S., Tetnowski, J., Lynch, K., Hartwell, J., Weill, C., Heels, J., & Simmons-Mackie, N. (2015). Facilitating authentic conversation: an intervention employing principles of constructivism and conversation analysis. Aphasiology, 29(3), 400-421.
  • Hartwell, J. (2013). Investigating caregiver encounters with pediatric dysphagia: a case study. The LSHA News, 17(1), 7-8.